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Unended quest : an intellectual autobiography

Author: Karl R Popper
Publisher: La Salle, Ill. : Open Court, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Karl R Popper; Karl Raimund Popper, Sir; Karl R Popper; Karl R Popper
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karl R Popper
ISBN: 0875483437 9780875483436 0006341160 9780006341161
OCLC Number: 2927208
Notes: First ed. published in 1974 as vol. 2 of The Philosophy of Karl Popper, Open Court, La Salle, Ill.
Description: 255 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Omniscience and fallibility --
Childhood memories --
Early influences --
The First World War --
An early philosophic problem: infinity --
An early philosophical failure: the problem of essentialism --
A long digression concerning essentialism: what still divides me from most contemporary philosophers --
A crucial year: Marxism; science and pseudoscience --
Early studies --
A second digression: dogmatic and critical thinking; learning without induction --
Music --
Speculations about the rise of polyphonic music: psychology of discovery or logic of discovery? --
Two kinds of music --
Progressivism in art, especially in music --
Last years at the university --
Theory of knowledge: Logic der Forschung --
Who killed logical positivism? --
Realism and quantum theory --
Objectivity and physics --
Truth; probability; corroboration --
The approaching war; the Jewish problem --
Emigration: England and New Zealand --
Early work in New Zealand --
The open society and The poverty of historicism. Other work in New Zealand --
England: at the London School of Economics and Political Science --
Early work in England --
First visit to the United States. Meeting Einstein --
Problems and theories --
Debates with SchrödInger --
Objectivity and criticism --
Induction; deduction; objective truth --
Metaphysical research programmes --
Fighting subjectivism in physics: quantum mechanics and propensity --
Boltzmann and the arrow of time --
The subjectivist theory of entropy --
Darwinism as a metaphysical research programme --
World 3 or the third world --
The body-mind problem and world 3 --
The place of values in a world of facts.
Responsibility: Karl Popper.

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