Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (Routledge Classics) (Volume 17) available on June 26 2017 from Amazon for 16.36
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Routledge Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only our knowledge, but our aims and our standards, grow through an unending process of trial and error.
Karl Popper is unique in the annals of 20th century philosophy, as he stood equidistant between science and politics. As a result he has attracted two distinct, seemingly unrelated disciplines, but I am of the firm opinion that his highly technical output in the philosophy of science is consistent with his work on social, political and moral theory. Conjectures and Refutations represents the best of Popper's work: technical and comprehensive yet lucid and accessibl..