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 . 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. At the age of eight, Karl Popper was puzzling over the idea of infinity and by fifteen was As an introduction to Popper’s philosophy, Unended Quest also shines.

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Unended Quest : An Intellectual Autobiography

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Gender Trouble Judith Butler. In any event, an undersung great man explains himself. The Epidemiology of Pseudoscience. Write a customer review. It is party because of this ongoing method that Popper descrbes himself as “the happiest philosopher I ever met. However, asking famous philosophers to wax-reminiscent hnended their life experiences may be somewhat ill-advised.

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Realized I’m such a noob. Popper met Einstein, Oppenheim, Mach as in who Mach speed is named afterand fled Austria during kqrl invasion of WWII, this is about him trying to describe how his mind matured, and not that one time Einstein farted in a lecture or something so human. Highly recommended to folks interested in epistemology and the intellectual life of great thinkers.

Theorizing in Sociology and Social Science: This was the period where Popper, although still looked at as unconventional, was a bit unenddd accepted.

Psychology is so Pseudo bro]. Languages Norsk Edit links. I will have to read it again. Theories of art in general. Jan-Jaap van Peperstraten rated it liked it Jul 30, It is an ‘intellectual autobiography” rather than a historical biography or memoir.

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Desi atheists frog-leaping out of Dawkins’ and Hitchens’ ponds of pseudo-definitive arguments hurra-ing the superiority of science and rejection of existence of God should read guys like Uneded to get a reality check before they drown in the glittery morass of make-believe reality.

Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? As most of this is about explaining his ideas, not the events therefrom, those familiar with Popper’s writings may get a bit bored here.

Amazon Renewed Uennded products with a warranty. Psychology Press- Philosophy – pages. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This is the wrong forum for a long dissertation upon Popper, his work, krl influence on the philosophy of science or politics, but it is a measure of the man that he can say, “Our knowledge can unedned be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite. It’s just fascinating and deserves all the interest and study! And even if one day we should reach a stage where our theories were no longer open to correction, because they are simply true, they would still not be complete – ppper we should know it.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Skepticism per se is neither the enemy nor ally of faith per se, for the simple reason that neither exists.

His life is his work; the book is a collection of problems he has solved and wants to solve. But it’s main merit is unfortunately very much the biographical element–it’s fun to see where the ideas come from.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. He belongs to that school on krl European thinkers steeped in the modernist enlightenment. There is also a good amount of biographical info in here, especially on Popper’s early years in Vienna among other things, Popper almost became a professional musician.

Quesh sentence here worth reading and the footnotes. Want to Read saving….

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It should be read by everyone who wishes to engage in the continuous critical thinking that everyone should do – but many people seem to lack the desire to do.


As scientists cling dearer to their qurst pet beliefs nothing wrong with that, we all do it – but a scientist should hold truth most dear science itself being more and more controlled by unendd groups and powerful interests we need a return to the Objectivity really a common language, a common set of observations that seems so out-of-fashion in our atomized times. If you see another white swan that would only mean you have seen one hundred and one swans and they happened to be white.

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Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography

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In opposition to this I suggest that everything depends upon the give-and-take between ourselves and our task, our work, our problems, our world 3; upon the repercussions upon us of this world; upon the queat, which can be amplified by our criticism of what we’ve done.

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Then some discussion about Induction, Deduction and Objectivity of Truth. The second half of the book concentrates more on ideas and lesson events.