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Published: 10 January 2020

332 Pages


ISBN: 9780190055059

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The Great Paradox of Science

Why Its Conclusions Can Be Relied Upon Even Though They Cannot Be Proven

Mano Singham

  • Addresses a significant puzzle about science and many misconceptions that people have about how science evolves
  • Explains how scientists arrive at consensus conclusions about which theories are best even in the absence of certainty
  • Argues that falsification is not a viable explanation for scientific progress, eliminating a very deep-seated popular misconception about science

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