Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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In philosophy, and especially that of Karl Popper, a theory that attempts to distinguish between science and nonscience; he repudiates induction as nonscience, and argues that any notion of pure observation as science is misguided. Science, for Popper, is problem-solving; specifically, the falsification of one or more competing hypotheses.

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