Popper Selections by Karl Popper - PDF and EPUB eBook
These excerpts from the writings of Sir Karl Popper are an outstanding introduction to one of the most controversial of living...
Looking for popper selections pdf to download for free? Use our file search system, download the e-book for computer, smartphone or online reading.Search & Download
Details of Popper Selections
- Exact title of the book
- Popper Selections
- Book author
- Karl Popper
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 479 pages
- February 21st 1985 by Princeton University Press
- File size (in PDF)
- 1916 kB
Some brief overview of book
These excerpts from the writings of Sir Karl Popper are an outstanding introduction to one of the most controversial of living philosophers, known especially for his devastating criticisms of Plato and Marx and for his uncompromising rejection of inductive reasoning. David Miller, a leading expositor and critic of Popper's work, has chosen thirty selections that illustrate the profundity and originality of his ideas and their applicability to current intellectual and social problems. Miller's introduction demonstrates the remarkable unity of Popper's thought and briefly describes his philosophy of critical rationalism, a philosophy that is distinctive in its emphasis on the way in which we learn through the making and correcting of mistakes.
Popper has relentlessly challenged both the authority and the appeal to authority of the most fashionable philosophies of our time. This book of selections from his nontechnical writings on the theory of knowledge, the philosophy of science, metaphysics, and social philosophy is imbued with his emphasis on the role and by reason in exposing and eliminating the errors among them.