Objective knowledge : an evolutionary approach / Karl R. Popper.

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 tha...

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Main Author: Popper, Karl R. 1902-1994 (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [England] : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1979.
Edition:Revised edition.
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Summary: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.
Physical Description:x, 395 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0198243707
9780198243700
0198750242
9780198750246
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