Lemoine Against Popper’s Falsificationism
Posted on 05/29/2019
Have you heard people say that scientific theories are falsifiable, and it’s this feature that sets science apart from, say, superstition? Or, more strongly, that falsification is what sets science apart from every other method of inquiry? Philippe Lemoine, philosophy grad student at Cornell, argues that the popular understanding of Karl Popper’s falsificationist philosophy of science is false. Read it here. He’s also written a follow-up post answering several objections and criticisms here.