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On Popper

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ISBN-10: 0534584012

ISBN-13: 9780534584016

Edition: 2003

Authors: Mark Amadeus Notturno

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ON POPPER, like other titles in the Wadsworth Philosopher's Series, offers a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to this philosopher's most important ideas. Presenting the most important insights of well over a hundred seminal philosophers in both the Eastern and Western traditions, the Wadsworth Philosophers Series contains volumes written by scholars noted for their excellence in teaching and for their well-versed comprehension of each featured philosopher's major works and contributions. These titles have proven valuable in a number of ways. Serving as standalone texts when tackling a philosophers' original sources or as helpful resources for focusing philosophy students'…    
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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

The Logic of Scientific Disocvery
Foundationalism
Popper's Problem
Conjectures and Refutations
Induction and Demarcation
Hume's Problem
Kant's Problem
The Falsifiability Criterion
How Not To Understand Falsifiability
Objective Knowledge
Logic and Psychology
The Three Worlds
Critical Rationalism
Knowledge Without a Knowing Subject
Misunderstanding World 3
Understanding World 3
Objectivity, Rationality, and the Third World
Knowledge and the Body-Mind Problem
An Evolutionary Approach
Human Consciousness
Full Consciousness and the Self
Learning to be a Self
Realism and the Aim of Science
What is Truth?
Essentialism and Instrumentalism
Explanation and Prediction
Pragmatism, Coherence, and Consensus
Truth and Information Content
Verisimilitude
The Open Universe
Determinism: Religion, Science, and Metaphysics
Of Clouds and Clocks
Indeterminism
A World of Propensities
Indeterminism Is Not Enough
The Poverty of Historicism
Historicism
Laws and Trends
Prediction and Prophecy
The Oedipus Effect
Moral Responsibility
In Search of a Better World
Piecemeal and Utopian Social Engineering
The 'Piecemeal' Approach
Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity
'Scientific' Socialism
The Open Society and Its Enemies
Nature and Convention
The Strain of Civilization
Open Society and the Democratic State
Majority Rule, Rule of Law, and the Market
Unended Quest
Bibliography