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Context of Discovery versus Context of Justification

The basic assumption behind the discovery/justification (D-J) or “two-context” distinction, as employed by Hans Reichenbach and the Logical Empiricists—but also by Karl Popper—is that there exists a general logic of justification in science but no logic of discovery. This entry explains ...

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