Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography

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Open Court, 1976 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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"Although most of us know the date and place of our birth...few know when and how their intellectual life began. .." Here one of the greatest thinkers of our age recalls the landmarks of his development. Apprenticed to a cabinet maker, Popper found that philosophical daydreams interfered with the quality of his French polish, making him realize that he was too 'ignorant and fallible' for manual work. Popper's memories of the first world war, love affair with Marxism and the working class, involvement in music, and reactions to antisemitism are as vital to this story as his encounters with Einstein, Russell, carnap, and Wittgenstein."

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Fantastic intro to popper's philosophy. Not a biography in the conventional sense. His life is his work; the book is a collection of problems he has solved and wants to solve. Read full review

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User Review  - Tanvirul Islam - Goodreads

Inspiring and thought provoking, gives an intimate view of the life of a lover of knowledge. Read full review


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The First World War

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Popper is deceased. He is widely acclaimed as one of the greatest philosophers and most influential thinkers of our time.

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