Objective Knowledge: An Evolutionary Approach

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Clarendon Press, 1979 - Philosophy - 395 pages
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The essays in this volume represent an approach to human knowledge that has had a profound influence on many recent thinkers. Popper breaks with a traditional commonsense theory of knowledge that can be traced back to Aristotle. A realist and fallibilist, he argues closely and in simple language that scientific knowledge, once stated in human language, is no longer part of ourselves but a separate entity that grows through critical selection.

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This should be a must read material o0r even a must posses because one can use it at their own digression. It's expiration date is forever. Read full review

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3 1/2 stars. There's some great Popperian stuff here, but he concedes a great deal in the second appendix of this revised edition. He basically says that his answers to comparing the contents of ... Read full review

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Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994), was an Austrian and British philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics.

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