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  1. Karl Popper," Science: Conjectures and Refutations".Kegan Paul - 2002 - In Yuri Balashov & Alexander Rosenberg (eds.), Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings. Routledge. pp. 294.
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  2. A refutation of pure conjecture.Timothy Cleveland - 1997 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 28 (1):55-81.
    The present paper explores three interrelated topics in Popper's theory of science: (1) his view of conjecture, (2) the aim of science, and (3) his (never fully articulated) theory of meaning. Central to Popper's theory of science is the notion of conjecture. Popper writes as if scientists faced with a problem proceed to tackle it by conjecture, that is, by guesses uninformed by inferential considerations. This paper develops a contrast between guesses and educated guesses in an attempt to show that (...)
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  3. Is the method of bold conjectures and attempted refutations justifiably the method of science?Adolf Grünbaum - 1976 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 27 (2):105-136.
  4. Conjectures and Refutations. The Growth of Scientific Knowledge by Karl R. Popper. [REVIEW]Paul Feyerabend - 1965 - Isis 56:88-88.
  5. Conjectures and refutations: the growth of scientific knowledge.Karl Raimund Popper - 1965 - New York: Routledge.
    This classic remains one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history.
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  6. Conjectures and Refutations. [REVIEW]R. J. B. - 1963 - Review of Metaphysics 17 (1):150-150.
    A provocative collection of technical and popular essays dealing with a variety of scientific and political topics which Popper has treated in his major works. For the most part Popper develops, sharpens, and extends to new areas, themes which he has already explored. The major theme running through the essays is that knowledge grows by unjustified and unjustifiable anticipations, guesses and conjectures. These are controlled by criticisms and refutations. Theories can never be positively justified; they can only prove to be (...)
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  7. Science: Conjectures and refutations.Karl Popper - unknown
    “There could be no fairer destiny for any. . . theory than that it should point the way to a more comprehensive theory in which it lives on, as a limiting case.” ALBERT EINSTEIN..
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