Flight from Fallibility

Flight from Fallibility

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Though the store of human knowledge is better stocked than ever before, claims Perkinson (history, New York U.) none of that knowledge can be justified as true. In five essays he argues that criticism, not justification by theory, has brought what success The West has achieved in creating stable regHow Theory Triumphed Over Experience in the West Henry J. Perkinson ... In the first essay, based on the work of Karl Popper, I try to show how knowledge advances through criticism, not justification. Over time, we have constructedanbsp;...

Title:Flight from Fallibility
Author:Henry J. Perkinson
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2002


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