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Against Watkins: From a Popperian Point of View

(Original title: Against Watkins: From a Popperian Point of View)
Organon F, 2004, vol. 11, No 2, pp. 143-157.
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Abstract

Watkins claims that Popper`s theory of verisimilitude (together with his theory of corroboration) introduces justificationist and inductivist elements into PTS. The aim of the paper is to show that Watkins`s accusation is false. In PTS there is no good (positive) reason for any conjecture. Similarly, there is no way how any conjecture could be attained by means of induction.

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