Tue, 24 September 2013
On Popper's Conjectures and Refutations (1963), the first three essays.
What is science, and how is it different than pseudo-science? From philosophy? Is philosophy just pseudo-science, or proto-science, or what? Popper thinks that all legitimate inquiry is about solving real problems, and scientific theories are those that are potentially falsifiable: they make definitely predictions about the world that, if these fail to be true, would show that the theory is false.
Direct download: PREVIEW-PEL_ep_082_9-3-13.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 5:28pm CDT
Mon, 23 September 2013
A summary of the first three essays in Karl Popper's collection Conjectures and Refutations, read by Dylan Casey.
Direct download: PEL_Precog_for_ep82.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 9:12am CDT