Aug 06, 2010 I briefly explain in what the DuhemQuine Thesis is, and argue that it overcomes a major objection, involving assistance from Quine's explanatory virtues. The story goes that Popper gradually retreated from naive falsificationism in response to criticism, such as the DuhemQuine thesis. By the end, all that remained of falsificationism was the cautionary tale of a promising but ultimately flawed attempt to solve the problem of demarcation.
1. A First Look: Duhem, Quine, and the Problems of Underdetermination. The scope of the epistemic challenge arising from underdetermination is not limited only to scientific contexts, as is perhaps most readily seen in classical skeptical attacks on The DuhemQuine Thesis and Falsificationism as Systems Logic Regarding the DuhemQuine thesis, one possible rejoinder is to note that the logic of discovery is contingent on several possibilities or constraints.
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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A New Look at Falsification In Light Of the DuhemQuine Thesis. by Andrew Lewthwaite. As an answer to difficulties associated with the traditional inductive method, Karl Popper responds with falsification, a deductive scientific method where, as he describes it, " [a scientist, whether theorist or experimenter, puts forward statements, or systems of