I used to think that what mattered most about a theory was its predictive power. I used to think that the reason that Einstein’s theory was superior to Newton’s was that it could predict everything Newton’s…
An excerpt from In Search For A Better World By Karl Popper. Plus some clarifications from last post.
Excerpt (bold emphasis mine),
I would guess that most people would subscribe to the following method of how knowledge works.
-First, we observe a pattern -> Then we generate a hypothesis based on said pattern > Test it > Accept it or Reject it.
I will be writing about Critical Rationalism. The goal of this little project will be to explain my understanding of CR in order to generate feedback and criticisms which will help me weed out errors and find areas where further review is necessary.