quantum theory and the schism in physics from the postscript to the logic of scientific discovery

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Quantum Theory And The Schism In Physics

Author : Karl Popper
ISBN : 9781135859510
Genre : Philosophy
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Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics is one of the three volumes of Karl Popper’s Postscript to the Logic of scientific Discovery. The Postscript is the culmination of Popper’s work in the philosophy of physics and a new famous attack on subjectivist approaches to philosophy of science. Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics is the third volume of the Postscript. It may be read independently, but it also forms part of Popper’s interconnected argument in the Postscript. It presents Popper’s classic statement on quantum physics and offers important insights into his thinking on problems of method within science and physics as a whole.

Quantum Theory And The Schism In Physics

Author : Karl R. Popper
ISBN : 0847673898
Genre : Philosophy
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Quantum Theory And The Schism In Physics

Author : Sir Karl Raimund Popper
ISBN : 0091461707
Genre : Physics
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Realism And The Aim Of Science

Author : Karl Raimund Popper
ISBN : MINN:31951001161137U
Genre : Science
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The Myth Of The Closed Mind

Author : Ray Scott Percival
ISBN : 9780812697957
Genre : Philosophy
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“It’s like talking to a brick wall” and “We’ll have to agree to disagree” are popular sayings referring to the frustrating experience of discussing issues with people who seem to be beyond the reach of argument. It’s often claimed that some people—fundamentalists or fanatics—are indeed sealed off from rational criticism. And every month new pop psychology books appear, describing the dumb ways ordinary people make decisions, as revealed by psychological experiments. The conclusion is that all or most people are fundamentally irrational. Ray Scott Percival sets out to demolish the whole notion of the closed mind and of human irrationality. There is a difference between making mistakes and being irrational. Though humans are prone to mistakes, they remain rational. In fact, making mistakes is a sign of rationality: a totally non-rational entity could not make a mistake. Rationality does not mean absence of error; it means the possibility of correcting error in the light of criticism. In this sense, all human beliefs are rational: they are all vulnerable to being abandoned when shown to be faulty. Percival agrees that people cling stubbornly to their beliefs, but he maintains that not being too ready to abandon one’s beliefs is rational.

The Grammar Of Modern Ideology

Author : Bernard Susser
ISBN : UOM:39015014195948
Genre : Philosophy
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The Power Of Argumentation

Author : Enrique Suárez Iñiguez
ISBN : 9789042022874
Genre : Philosophy
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This book is a collection of essays on the philosophy of Karl Popper written by some outstanding contributors from all the world around. Most of them are Popperians, some were Sir Karl's students in his famous seminar at the London School of Economics and his research assistants. All have written books or papers on Popper's philosophy and are notable professors at their universities. So, from a well-acquainted view of Poppers philosophy the book deals with present day philosophical problems and offers interesting interpretations. The first part is devoted to political philosophy, and the second to philosophy of science. The volume is of interest for all those concerned not only in Popper's philosophy but also in some the main scientific and political problems of today.

The Open Universe

Author : Karl Raimund Popper
ISBN : 9780415078658
Genre : Science
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First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Discours Social

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Farewell To Reason

Author : Paul Feyerabend
ISBN : 0860918963
Genre : Philosophy
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Essays discuss relativism, knowledge, creativity, progress, Aristotle, Galileo, cultural pluralism, and reason

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