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Science and Scepticism
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This book contains important technical innovations, including comparative measures for the testable content, depth, and unity of scientific theories.

Originally published in 1984.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright, Quotes
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. References and Abbreviations
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. Part 1
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. Scepticism and Irrationalism
  2. pp. 3-38
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  1. 2. Probabilism
  2. pp. 39-78
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  1. 3. The Inductive Ascent
  2. pp. 79-120
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  1. Part 2
  2. pp. 121-122
  1. 4. The Optimum Aim of Science
  2. pp. 123-165
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  1. 5. The Optimum Aim Elucidated
  2. pp. 166-224
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  1. 6. Deductivism and Statistical Explanation
  2. pp. 225-246
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  1. 7. The Empirical Basis
  2. pp. 247-278
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  1. 8. Corroborations
  2. pp. 279-336
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  1. 9. Epilogue
  2. pp. 337-355
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 356-380
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  1. Index of Symbols
  2. pp. 381-382
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  1. General Index
  2. pp. 383-388
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