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1

What is the point of theories under Positivism?

explain relationships in data. Theories aren't true but next way to explain= no causality

2

Who introduced problem of induction? what are the two solutions?

Hume: we can't justify world we've experienced represents everything
1. Inductivism (positivism)
2. Deductivism- hume was right- but we can know which are false

3

Deductivism- Kuhn

In reality scientists ignore falsifications. Science is a paradigm shift

4

Who were deductivists?

Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos, Feyerabend

5

Feyerabend:

Anything goes- anarchist view of science