Hey John, might I suggest Thomas Kuhn's 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions' - if you haven't come across it yet.

His book invites us to rethink what we know as scientific progress, the scientific method, and what constitutes as scientific truth. He thus offers a lot of input to your thoughts here.

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