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Unended Quest
     

Unended Quest

by Karl Popper
 

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At the age of eight, Karl Popper was puzzling over the idea of infinity and by fifteen was beginning to take a keen interest in his father's well-stocked library of books. Unended Quest recounts these moments and many others in the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, providing an indispensable account of the ideas that

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At the age of eight, Karl Popper was puzzling over the idea of infinity and by fifteen was beginning to take a keen interest in his father's well-stocked library of books. Unended Quest recounts these moments and many others in the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, providing an indispensable account of the ideas that influenced him most. As an introduction to Popper's philosophy, Unended Quest also shines. Popper lucidly explains the central ideas in his work, making this book ideal for anyone coming to Popper's life and work for the first time.

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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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'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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415285896
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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

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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