Karl Raimund Popper

Karl Raimund Popper

a English philosopher and sociologist
Science may be described as the art of systematic over-simplification.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Understanding a theory has, indeed, much in common with understanding a human personality. We may know or understand a man's system of dispositions pretty well; that is to say, we may be able to predict how he would act in a number of different situations. But since there are infinitely many possible situations, of infinite variety, a full understanding of a man's dispositions does not seem to be possible.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no history, only histories.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society... then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them... We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.More Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think that there is only one way to science - or to philosophy, for that matter: to meet a problem, to see its beauty and fall in love with it; to get married to it and to live with it happily, till death do ye part - unless you should meet another and even more fascinating problem or unless, indeed, you should obtain a solution. But even if you do obtain a solution, you may then discover, to your delight, the existence of a whole family of enchanting, though perhaps difficult, problem children, for whose welfare youMore Karl Raimund Popper quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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