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In pursuit of truth : essays on the philosophy of Karl Popper on the occasion of his 80th birthday

Author: Karl R Popper; Paul Levinson
Publisher: Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Humanities Press ; Sussex, England : Harvester Press, 1982.
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Named Person: Karl R Popper; Karl Raimund Popper, Sir; Karl R Popper; Karl R Popper
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl R Popper; Paul Levinson
ISBN: 0391026097 9780391026094 0710804245 9780710804242
OCLC Number: 8495227
Description: xii, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword : The way of reason / Isaac Asimov --
Foreword : The way of freedom / Helmut Schmidt --
Introduction / Paul Levinson --
Part I. Science --
Conjectural knowledge : Popper's solution of the problem of induction / David Miller --
Naive and critical falsificationism / Gunnar Andersson --
Popper as a turning point in the philosophy of science / Gerard Radnitzky --
Part II. Social science --
Popper on the difference between the natural and the social sciences / I.C. Jarvie --
The standard bearer / Tom Settle --
Education and learning from our mistakes / H.J. Perkinson --
Part III. Mind and matter --
What technology can teach philosophy / Paul Levinson --
Popper in the realm of literary criticism / Louise A. DeSalvo --
Scientist versus philosopher on the mind/brain issue and induction / Karl H. Pribram --
Epilogue : The person and the legacy --
What I learned from Karl Popper / editor's interview with E.H. Gombrich --
My living dialogue with Popper / John C. Eccles --
In search of rationality --
a personal report / Joseph Agassi --
A Popperian harvest / W.W. Bartley, III.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Levinson ; with forewords by Isaac Asimov and Helmut Schmidt.

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