Popper, Karl R. (Karl Raimund), 1902-1994

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Karl Raimund Popper, 1902-1994, was born in Vienna, Austria, and gained a PhD from the University of Vienna in 1926. From 1930 to 1935, he worked as a schoolteacher in Vienna, and from 1937 to 1945, he was senior lecturer in Philosophy at Canterbury University College, University of New Zealand, Christchurch. In 1945, he became Reader in Logic and Scientific Method at the London School of Economics, and in 1949, he became Professor of Logic and Scientific Method, a post that he held until 1969 when he became Emeritus Professor. He also held the posts of Guest Professor in the Theory of Science at the University of Vienna and Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University from 1986, and was President of the Aristotelian Society, 1958-1959, and President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, 1959-1961. He was a prolific author and published many works on the philosophy of science, historicism and political thought.

From the guide to the POPPER, Sir Karl Raimund, 1902-1994, Knight, philosopher, 1896-1987, (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

British philosopher.

From the description of Karl R. Popper papers, 1928-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872538

Biographical Note

  • 1902, July 28: Born, Vienna, Austria
  • 1926: Ph.D., University of Vienna
  • 1930: Married Josefine Anne Henninger (1906-1985)
  • 1934: Author, Logik der Forschung
  • 1930 - 1935 : Schoolteacher, Vienna
  • 1937 - 1945 : Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Canterbury University College, University of New Zealand, Christchurch
  • 1945: Author, The Open Society and Its Enemies
  • 1945 - 1949 : Reader in Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, England
  • 1949 - 1969 : Professor of Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
  • 1954: Author, Miseria dello storicismo
  • 1962: Author, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
  • 1965: Knighted
  • 1972: Author, Objective Knowledge: An Evolutionary Approach
  • 1976: Author, Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography
  • 1977: Co-author (with John C. Eccles), The Self and Its Brain: An Argument for Interactionism
  • 1979: Author, Die beiden Grundprobleme der Erkenntnistheorie
  • 1982 - 1983 : Author, Postscript to The Logic of Scientific Discovery
  • 1983: Author, A Pocket Popper
  • 1984: Author, Auf der Suche nach einer besseren Welt
  • 1986 - : Head, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut fur Wissenschaftstheorie, Vienna

From the guide to the Sir Karl Raimund Popper papers, 1928-1995, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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referencedIn Carnap, Rudolf, 1891-1970. Rudolf-Carnap-Sammlung [microform] 1902-1971 (grösstenteils 1920-1970) University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn GELLNER, Professor Ernest Andr, 1925-1995, philosopher and social anthropologist, [1946]-1996 British library of political and economic science
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
referencedIn Alan Musgrave papers, 1962-2002 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn LAKATOS, Imre, 1922-1974, Professor of Logic, London School of Economics, 1945-1978 British library of political and economic science
referencedIn Maxwell, Grover. Grover Edward Maxwell papers, 1957-1980. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Carnap, Rudolf, 1891-1970. Rudolf Carnap papers, 1904-2007. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Agassi, Joseph. Joseph Agassi correspondence, 1954-1993. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn GABOR, Professor Dennis (1900-1979), 1911-1985 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
referencedIn Herbert Feigl papers, 1921-1971 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Colin William Fraser McClare, 1937-1977, c 1957-1981 King's College London, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
referencedIn Books from the personal library of John Rawls, 1915-2002. Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Grover Edward Maxwell papers, 1957-1980 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn John Archibald Wheeler Papers, 1880-2008, 1880-2008 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Popper, Karl R. (Karl Raimund), 1902-1994. Karl R. Popper papers, 1928-1995. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Quine, W. V. (Willard Van Orman). W. V. Quine papers, ca. 1908-2000. Houghton Library
referencedIn Joseph Agassi correspondence, 1954-1993 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf University of Guelph. Convocation. Bound signature books for citations for recipients of honours given at Convocation, 1977-1983. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf POPPER, Sir Karl Raimund, 1902-1994, Knight, philosopher, 1896-1987 British library of political and economic science
creatorOf Freeman, Derek. Papers, 1940-2000. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
referencedIn Troeller, Ruth. Ruth Troeller papers and diaries, 1929-2010. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Selleri, Franco. Oral History interview with Franco Selleri, 2003 June 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Sir Karl Raimund Popper papers, 1928-1995 Hoover Institution Archives
creatorOf Musgrave, Alan. Alan Musgrave papers, 1962-2002. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Alfred Schutz papers, 1925-1979 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Derek Freeman Papers, 1940 - 2001 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
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Education, Higher
Knowledge, Theory of
Philosophy of history
Political philosophy
Political science
Science of science
Social sciences


Birth 1902-07-28

Death 1994-09-17





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