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Author: Karl R Popper; David Miller
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1984, ©1983.
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A sampling of the philosophical writings of Karl Popper includes discussions of rationalism, knowledge, human freedom, and the scientific method.

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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl R Popper; David Miller
ISBN: 0691072876 9780691072876 0691020310 9780691020310
OCLC Number: 10019694
Notes: Previously published as: A pocket Popper. Guilford, Surrey : Fontana Paperbacks, 1983.
Description: 479 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Theory of Knowledge --
The Beginnings of Rationalism (1958) --
The Defence of Rationalism (1945) --
Knowledge without Authority (1960) --
Knowledge: Subjective versus Objective (1967) --
Evolutionary Epistemology (1973) --
Two Kinds of Definitions (1945) --
The Problem of Induction (1953, 1974) --
The Problem of Demarcation (1974) --
Philosophy of Science --
Scientific Method (1934) --
Falsificationism versus Conventionalism (1934) --
The Empirical Basis (1934) --
The Aim of Science (1957) --
The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1960) --
Truth and Approximation to Truth (1960) --
Propensities, Probabilities, and the Quantum Theory (1957) --
Metaphysics --
Metaphysics and Criticizability (1958) --
Realism (1970) --
Cosmology and Change (1958) --
Natural Selection and Its Scientific Status (1977) --
Indeterminism and Human Freedom (1965) --
The Mind-Body Problem (1977) --
The Self (1977) --
Social Philosophy --
Historicism (1936) --
Piecemeal Social Engineering (1944) --
The Paradoxes of Sovereignty (1945) --
Marx's Theory of the State (1945) --
Individualism versus Collectivism (1945) --
The Autonomy of Sociology (1945) --
The Rationality Principle (1967) --
Against the Sociology of Knowledge (1945).
Other Titles: Pocket Popper
Responsibility: edited by David Miller.

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