Monthly Archives: February 2013

No reasons are needed to admit error: “Popper’s Theory of Science: An Apologia”

In this 166 page volume Dr Carlos E. Garcia (2006) articulates a systematic analysis of Karl Popper’s philosophy of science. Popper’s core catechism is “I may be wrong and you may be right and by an effort we may get closer … Continue reading

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Who practices critical rationalism?

The following is a comment made on the criticism page in early December. Via error, I only just posted it recently. I’m forwarding it here for comment. Frank Burton is the writer, he is the executive director for The Circle … Continue reading

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The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge

The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge (2009) was first published in German in 1979. It is a thick book comprising a collection of drafts and preliminary work from the years 1930 to 1933 for Karl Popper’s first … Continue reading

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Popper lectures on line

In 1945 Karl Popper left Christchurch and moved to the London School of Economics where he became the Professor of  Logic and Scientific Method. His main course was Introduction to Scientific Method and he delivered a series of fifteen lectures … Continue reading

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Key Issues in The New Knowledge Management

Key Issues in The New Knowledge Management (2003), by Joe Firestone and Mark W. McElroy, is for me a welcome library addition. A strong point is the focus on the epistemological issues. The summary of various theoretical underpinnings is clearly laid out. I have … Continue reading

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The most important works of 20th century philosophy (perhaps)

Stephen Hicks has posted a link to a survey of US philosophers to find out  how they ranked the books and articles of the 20th century. Using the Philosophers’ Email Directory, we mailed our questionnaire to 5,000 teachers of philosophy. … Continue reading

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