Karl Popper: Critical Appraisals by Philip Catton,Graham MacDonald

By Philip Catton,Graham MacDonald

probably the most unique thinkers of the century, Karl Popper has encouraged generations of philosophers, historians, and politicians. This choice of papers, especially written for this quantity, deals clean philosophical exam of key topics in Popper's philosophy, together with philosophy of data, technological know-how and political philosophy.

Drawing from a few of Popper's most crucial works, individuals deal with his approach to the matter of induction, his perspectives on conventionalism and feedback in an open society, and his special place in twentieth century philosophy. in addition they learn the present relevance of Popper to realizing liberal democracy, his critique of tribalism and his dating with analytic philosophy quite often - and with Wittgenstein specifically - in addition to drawing at the reports of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein to evaluate Popper's perception of science.

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