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Karl Popper: How Science Grow?

Karl Popper (190294):

Most influential philosopher of science C20

Many systems of through claim to have TRUE knowledge about the world:

Political Ideologies
Common Sense
1. What is it that distinguishes scientific knowledge from other forms of knowledgewhat
makes it unique?

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Criticisms and the Open Society:

Theory must be open to criticism:

Science public activity: flaws in theory and better theories can be developed this is
why scientific knowledge grow rapidly
Science thrives in an "OPEN" or "LIBERAL" society (Believes in free expression and
right to challenge ideas)
CLOSED societies are…


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