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Science  10 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5762, pp. 781-782
DOI: 10.1126/science.1122678

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Theories on the Scrap Heap. Scientists and Philosophers on the Falsification, Rejection, and Replacement of Theories. By John Losee. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005. 216 pp. $24.95. ISBN 0-8229- 5873-2.

Using excerpts from the writings of researchers and philosophers, the author considers questions about the falsification, rejection, and replacement of scientific theories.