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Karl Popper : philosophy and problems

Author: Anthony O'Hear; Peter Clark, Ph. D.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1995.
Series: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays provides a timely assessment of the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most original thinkers.

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Named Person: Karl R Popper; Karl Raimund Popper; Karl Raimund Popper, Sir; Karl R Popper; Karl Raimund Popper
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony O'Hear; Peter Clark, Ph. D.
ISBN: 0521558158 9780521558150
OCLC Number: 32821437
Description: iv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Popper, science and rationality / W.H. Newton-Smith --
Popper and reliabilism / Peter Lipton --
The Problem of the empirical basis / E.G. Zahar --
'Revolution in permanence': Popper on theory-change in science / John Worrall --
Popper's contribution to the philosophy of probability / Donald Gillies --
Propensities and indeterminism / David Miller --
Popper on determinism / Peter Clark --
Popper and the quantum theory / Michael Redhead --
The Uses of Karl Popper / Günter Wächtershäuser --
Popper and darwinism / John Watkins --
Popper and the scepticism of evolutionary epistemology, or, What were human beings made for? / Michael Smithhurst --
Does Popper explain historical explanation? / Kenneth Minogue --
The Grounds for anti-historicism / Graham MacDonald --
What use is Popper to a politician? / Bryan Magee --
Ethical foundations of Popper's philosophy / Hubert Kiesewetter.
Series Title: Royal Institute of Philosophy supplement, 39.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony O'Hear ; [contributors, Peter Clark and others].
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