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[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / G. Scientific Philosophy / 2. Positivism]

Full Idea

The critics of positivism attacked the conception of a dichotomy between theory and observation.

Gist of Idea

Critics attack positivist division between theory and observation


W.H. Newton-Smith (The Rationality of Science [1981], I.4)

Book Reference

Newton-Smith,W.H.: 'The Rationality of Science' [RKP 1981], p.12