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Selective Observation – “Science: Conjectures and Refutation” – Karl Popper

January 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Philosophy, Policy, Politics

Observation is always selective. It needs a chosen object, a definite task, an interest, a point of view, a problem. And its description presupposes a descriptive language, with property words; it presupposes similarity and classification, which in its turn presupposes interests, points of view, and problems.

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