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Karl Popper, Science and Enlightenment - by Nicholas Maxwell (Paperback)

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Could science, if properly understood, provide us with the methodological key to the salvation of humanity? That is a chief question coursing through the works of Karl Popper, who famously maintained that science cannot verify theories but only refute them, thereby bringing about progress. Nicholas Maxwell’s new book disputes this line of argument. By proposing a new conception of scientific methodology on disunified theories—which can be applied to all worthwhile human endeavours with problematic aims—this book calls for a new revolution in inquiry to help humanity advance towards a more civilized and enlightened world. 
 
Number of Pages: 376
Genre: Philosophy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Nicholas Maxwell
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2018
TCIN: 53270145
UPC: 9781787350410
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-7986
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