A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

CHAPTER ONE

1.0    TOWARDS ESTABLISHING THE BACKGROUND OF POPPERIAN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE.

1.1 CAN FACTS CONSTITUTE THE TERMINUS A QUO OF SCIENCE? (THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION)   

 It is one of the fundamental canons of the empiricists, the positivists of all sorts and in fact the entire circle of the inductivists, that the ladder of science can only be climbed through the collection and assembling of our experiences. Put in another way, it is the case that scientific knowledge requires primarily and basically the collection of protocol sentences. The principle of induction can be expressed in the following statement: Continue reading A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

karl popper’s philosophy of science and democracy in nigeria.

karl popper’s philosophy of science and democracy in nigeria.

ABSTRACT

The Nigerian state has been constantly struggling between the forces of democracy and authoritarianism. These problems persist because of the lack of critical culture among Nigerians. Karl Popper’s philosophy of science, particularly his method can salvage the situation. This can take place when we stop accepting theories dogmatically. His falsificationism hold that a theory on Continue reading karl popper’s philosophy of science and democracy in nigeria.

Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology

The Effects of Vee-Mapping instructional Strategy On Students’ Attitude and Academic Achievements in Biology in Senior Secondary Schools

Background to the Study

Science Education is the bedrock of any nation’s development. The more scientifically literate populace a nation has, the stronger the nation will be. According to Abbas (2010), any nation with priority in science and technology education will, among other things, improve its economic growth substantially; hence reduce the impact of the menace due to global economic crisis. Science and technology provide the best brains, first class professionals and exemplary technocrats to transform Nigeria into a great country. Continue reading Vee-mapping instructional strategy on students’ academic achievements in biology