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Testing as a Bootstrap Operation in Physics

  • Joseph Agassi
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 28)

Abstract

The reliability of scientific theories has been taken by most philosophers to be a major contribution of science to humanity. It seems advisable to consider reliability or whatever should replace it, as we should consider all extra intellectual benefits of science, within the realm of scientific technology, and restrict the domain of science as much as possible to enlightenment only.

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Scientific Theory Rational Technology Pure Science Eyewitness Testimony Observation Report 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1975

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  • Joseph Agassi

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