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448 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190881481

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Defense of the Scientific Hypothesis

From Reproducibility Crisis to Big Data

Bradley Alger

  • Includes original data from surveys of scientists regarding their experiences with, and opinions of, the hypothesis, as well as of their actual use of the scientific hypothesis in their published work
  • Includes in-depth critiques of published works (books and articles) that have cast aspersions on the place of the hypothesis in modern science
  • Includes a thorough analysis of the hypothesis, including detailed examination of the ideas of Karl Popper and John Platt to which few scientists are ever exposed

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