Category Archive: “Back to the Presocratics”

Conjectures and Refutations, pp. 183-223

Science starts from problems

As to the starting point of science, I do not say that science starts from intuitions but that it starts from problems; that we arrive at a new theory, in the main, by trying to solve problems; that these problems arise in our attempts to understand the world as we know it […]. [209]