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Induction and Intuition in Scientific Thought

By P B Medawar

Routledge – 2009 – 62 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

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Description

Originally published in 1969. This book explains what is wrong with the traditional methodology of "inductive" reasoning and shows that the alternative scheme of reasoning associated with Whewell, Pierce and Popper can give the scientist a useful insight into the way he thinks.

Contents

I: The Problem Stated. II: Mainly About Induction. III: Mainly About Intuition

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  1. Philosophy of Science

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