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Popper, Karl Raimund (1902–1994)




Karl Popper
Austrian-born British philosopher, best known for his theory of falsification in the philosophy of science. Popper contended that scientific theories are never more than provisionally adopted and remain acceptable only as long as scientists are devising new experiments to test (falsify) them.


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