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Popper Prize

2016 prize winners

We are delighted to announce that the Sir Karl Popper Prize for 2016 has been awarded jointly to Elizabeth Irvine and Eran Tal. 

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Model-Based Theorizing in Cognitive Neuroscience
Elizabeth Irvine

Making Time: A Study in the Epistemology of Measurement
Eran Tal 

In the view of the Co-Chief-Editors, both these papers are worthy co-recipients of the 2016 Popper Prize by bringing scientific practice to bear on major issues in the field and thereby advancing the relevant debates in novel and important ways.

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About the prize

The Sir Karl Popper Essay Prize is awarded for the best of those papers appearing in the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. It is awarded on the basis of the judgement of the Editors of the Journal (in liaison with the BSPS Committee, as the Editors see fit) from papers appearing in that year’s volume of the Journal.

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