Unended Quest

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A brilliant account of the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, Popper explains the central ideas in his work, making this ideal reading for anyone coming to his life and work for the first time.
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Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography

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Overview

A brilliant account of the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, Popper explains the central ideas in his work, making this ideal reading for anyone coming to his life and work for the first time.
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'There is no philosopher writing in English who can match Karl Popper in the range or in the quality of his work ... politics, science, art ... few broad areas of human thought remain unillumined by Popper's work.' - Bryan Magee
Bryan Magee
There is no philosopher writing in English who can match Karl Popper in the range or in the quality of his work. . .Politics, science, art . . .few broad areas of human thought remain unillumined by Popper's work.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415285896
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Edition description: 5TH
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Karl Popper (1902-1994). Philosopher, born in Vienna. one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century.
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Table of Contents

Sir Karl Popper
Acknowledgements
1 Omniscience and Fallibility
2 Childhood Memories
3 Early Influences
4 The First World War
5 An Early Philosophical Problem:Infinity
6 My First Philosophical Failure:The Problem of Essentialism
7 A Long Digression Concerning Essentialism:What Still Divides Me from Most
8 A Crucial Year:Marxism; Science and Pseudoscience
9 Early Studies
10 A Second Digression:Dogmatic and Critical Thinking; Learning with out Induction
11 Music
12 Speculations about the Rise of Polyphonic Music:Psychology of Discovery or Logic of Discovery?
13 Two Kinds of Music
14 Progressivism in Art, Especially Music
15 Last Years at the University
16 Theory of Knowledge:Logik der Forschung
17 Who Killed Logical Positivism?
18 Realism and Quantum Theory
19 Objectivity and Physics
20 Truth; Probability; Corroboration
21 The Approaching War; The Jewish Problem
22 Emigration:England and New Zealand
23 Early Work in New Zealand
24 The Open Society and The Poverty of Historicism
25 Other Work in New Zealand
26 England:At the London School of Economics and Political Science
27 Early Work in England
28 First Visit to the United States. Meeting Einstein
29 Problems and Theories
30 Debates with Schrodinger
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