Popper Selections

ISBN-10: 0691020310

ISBN-13: 9780691020310

Edition: 1985

Authors: Karl R. Popper, David W. Miller

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List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/21/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Karl Popper (1902-94). Philosopher, born in Vienna. One of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century.Jeremy Shearmur is Reader in Philosophy at the Australian National University

Editor's Introduction
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 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)
Editorial Note, Sources, and Acknowledgements
Index of Names
Index of Subjects
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