The Idea That a Scientific Theory can be ‘Falsified’ is a Myth

by Mano Singham | Article Review (Philosophy of Science)

IMAGE: Transit of Mercury across the Sun. Newton’s theory of gravity was considered to be ‘falsified’ when it failed to account for the precession of the planet’s orbit. © Getty Images.
IMAGE: Cover of the 50th-anniversary edition of Thomas Kuhn’s influential book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

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