Giving Karl Popper His Propers

by Limbic on July 23, 2002

“Scholars reflect on the controversial philosopher 100 years after his birth” – Chronicle of Higher Education

“I am not a member of the Karl Popper church,” he adds emphatically, during a conversation — one of many he’s had in recent weeks — on the growing international reputation of the academic trailblazer. Popper popularized the term “open society” in political discourse and pushed scientists in a new direction with theories that would later be hailed as a “philosophical revolution.”

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