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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Karl R Popper
|Description:||xi, 412 p. 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Conjectures: Science: conjectures and refutations ; The nature of philosophical problems and their roots in science ; Three views concerning human knowledge ; Towards a rational theory of tradition ; Back to the presocratics ; A note on Berkeley as precursor of Mach and Einstein ; Kant's critique and cosmology ; On the status of science and of metaphysics ; Why are the calculi of logic and arithmetic applicable to reality? ; Truth, rationality, and the growth of scientific knowledge --
Refutations: The demarcation between science and metaphysics ; Language and the body-mind problem ; A note on the body-mind problem ; Self-reference and meaning in ordinary language ; What is dialectic? ; Prediction and prophecy in the social sciences ; Public opinion and liberal principles ; Utopia and violence ; The history of our time: an optimist's view ; Humanism and reason --
Addenda: Some technical notes.
|Responsibility:||by Karl R. Popper.|