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In pursuit of truth

In pursuit of truth

essays on the philosophy of Karl Popper on the occasionof his 80th birthday

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Published by Humanities Press, Harvester Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J, Sussex, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popper, Karl R. -- 1902- -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul Levinson ; with forewords by Isaac Asimov and Helmut Schmidt.
    ContributionsPopper, Karl R. 1902-, Levinson, Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1649.P64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21350421M
    ISBN 100391026097

    They have their own histories and lives and deaths, their powers and their limits. The social and moral behaviour of most people is based on religious or other metaphysical premises, and they are afraid to question them lest the behaviour of others especially their children should become immoral and antisocial. There were also quite a number of people who could not stop tears from flowing down their faces. If everyone decides for themselves what is right and wrong, then how can we possibly incarcerate anyone? In that case the statement may be non-analytic and helpful.

    In pursuit of truth book all fields of discussion are full of vague descriptive words: instinct, heredity, discipline, sanity, complex state, law, rights, freedom will, soul, conscience, sin, grace, God, hell, heaven universe, life, time, space Definition of a word does not necessarily overcome magic and ambiguity: the words used in the definition may be as vague as the words defined. Scientific research into such questions as "What sort of treatment best reforms criminals, and what sort most effectively deters evildoers? The nature of words and how they connect us to others and to the world imposes one such limitation. They also knew that if it erupted completely, perhaps flames of even greater level would appear. The obscure statements of morals, politics and religion express beliefs on matters close to our hearts.

    Early every morning he goes fishing and is back at the dock by Noon. The outline looked almost alive, and the moment it was completed, black light shone from the Book of Life and Death. Where and what are the evidences of that? Let us begin with 'truth'. They may also be descriptive, but don't have to be. And yet how many experienced, senior historians at leading universities have ever taken the time to think through these intricacies?


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