In terms of Karl Popper's theoretical views regarding the search for truth, which of the
following statement holds true?
1.Truth should be searched for by exposing error.
2.Truth is arrived at by the method of trial and error.
3.Truth is equal to those ideas that can be proved right.
4.Truth is discovered by constantly questioning.
The truth content of our theories, even the best of them, cannot be verified by scientific testing, but can only be falsified.
In Popper's view, the advance of scientific knowledge is an evolutionary process characterised by his formula:
So, the correct answer is 1.