Verisimilitude and content

Synthese 154 (2):293 - 306 (2007)
Abstract
Popper’s original definition of verisimilitude in terms of comparisons of truth content and falsity content has known counter-examples. More complicated approaches have met with mixed success. This paper uses a new account of logical content to develop a definition of verisimilitude that is close to Popper’s original account. It is claimed that Popper’s mistake was to couch his account of truth and falsity content in terms of true and false consequences. Comparison to a similar approach by Schurz and Wiengartner show certain advantages of this new approach.
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John H. Harris (1974). Popper's Definitions of 'Verisimilitude'. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 25 (2):160-166.

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