Essay on Philosophy of Science
all this by saying that the criterion of the scientific status of a theory is its falsifiability, or refutability, or testability” (2)
The Falsifiability and the Problem of Demarcation
As Popper characterize it, the central problem in the philosophy of science is that of demarcation, i.e., of distinguishing between science and what he denoted as 'non-science', under which he included logic, metaphysics, psychoanalysis, and others.
Popper is odd amid contemporary philosophers in that he