LiteratureMethodology of Science 

  Karl R. Popper  

The Logic of Scientific Discovery
Revised edition, reprint, London/New York: Routledge,1992.

Fundamental work you should have read.

"One of the most important documents of the twentieth century." Sir Peter Medawar, New Scientist.


Realism and the Aim of Science
Ed. W.W. Bartley III. London/New York: Routledge, 1983, reprint 1996.

Volume 1 of the Postscript.


The Open Universe: An Argument for Indeterminism
Ed. W.W. Bartley III. London/New York: Routledge, 1982, reprint 1992.

Volume 2 of the Postscript.

Knowledge may conquer new problems. But in doing so, it will create new problems which it cannot solve; at least not at once. For it cannot foreknow its own future conquests.

(p. 109)


Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics
Ed. W.W. Bartley III, London/New York: Routledge, 1982, reprint 2000.

Volume 3 of the Postscript.


Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
5th edition, London/New York: Routledge, 1989, reprint 1996.

It might be well for all of us to remember that, while differing widely in the various little bits we know, in our infinite ignorance we are all equal.

(p. 29)


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