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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7485475M
ISBN 100415180422
ISBN 109780415180429

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Karl Popper, in full Sir Karl Raimund Popper, (born J , Vienna, Austria—died Septem , Croydon, Greater London, England), Austrian-born British philosopher of natural and social science who subscribed to anti-determinist metaphysics, believing that knowledge evolves from experience of the mind.. Although his first book, Logik der Forschung . User Review - Flag as inappropriate Review by Greg Nyquist This is the book where Popper first introduced his famous "solution" to the problem of induction. Originally publish in German in , this version is Popper's own English translation undertaken in the s. It should go without saying that the book is a classic in philosophic epistemology--perhaps the most important 5/5(3).   The best nonfiction books: No 35 – The Open Society and Its Enemies by Karl Popper () The Austrian-born philosopher’s postwar rallying cry . Other answers seem to focus on which of his works are the greatest accomplishments and the most important, but that may not be the right approach here. To be certain, the big treatises are what usually gets cited, but Popper actually left a lot of.

‘If in this book harsh words are spoken about some of the greatest among the intellectual leaders of mankind, my motive is not, I hope, to belittle them. It springs rather from my conviction that, if our civilization is to survive, we must break with the habit of deference to great men.’ - Karl Popper, from the Preface Written in political exile during the Second World War and first. Karl Popper; drawing by David Levine Bryan Magee’s clear little introduction to the thought of Karl Popper opens with the remark that Popper’s name is not yet a household word among educated people. The remainder of the book is an attempt to remedy this allegedly undeserved neglect. Looking for books by Karl Popper? See all books authored by Karl Popper, including The Open Society and Its Enemies: Spell of Plato, and The Open Society and Its Enemies: 2. Hegel and Marx, and more on   Karl Raimund Popper. Karl Popper is the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. No other philosopher of the period has produced a body of work that is as significant. What is best in Popper's output is contained in his first four published : Nicholas Maxwell.

One of the most important books of the twentieth century, Karl Popper’s The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democracy and a powerful attack on the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. Popper was born in to a Viennese family of Jewish origin. He taught in Austria until , when he emigrated to New Zealand in anticipation of .   Buy a cheap copy of The Open Society and Its Enemies: 2. book by Karl Popper. Written in political exile during the Second World War and first published in , Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most influential Free shipping over $/5(5). Falsifiability was introduced by the philosopher of science Karl Popper in his book Logik der Forschung (, revised and translated into English in as The Logic of Scientific Discovery). He proposed it as a solution to both the problem . Karl Popper The Logic of Scientific Discovery London and New York. Logik der Forschung first published by Verlag von Julius Springer, Vienna, Austria No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, now known or hereafter File Size: 3MB.