Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography
A brilliant account of the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, Popper explains the central ideas in his work, making this ideal reading for anyone coming to his life and work for the first time.
*With my unique friend, Seong-il. August, the 31st, 2016.
*I was lucky to get the chance to spend three nights in Vienna, and visiting university of Vienna was in the top of my list, and that's only to have a picture with the statue of my mentor who I've never met, Sir Karl Popper! I was searching among the statues of the great scientists at the university campus until I found my man! I sat in peace smiling and smoking then my eyes caught that guy who was doing exactly the same as I did! I immedi ...more
Certainly like the whole "reality exists" idea though.
Relieved to have finished the book. It sort of picks up after the bit where he talks about his ideas about music. Again a feeling of embarrassment, as though I were a kid who would only read books if they had pictures in them, I often found myself being much more interested in Popper's life story than his idea ...more
This is the wrong forum for a long dissertation upon Popper, his work, his influence on the philosophy of science or politics, but it is a measure of the man that he can ...more
"I believe I learned more about the theory of knowledge from my dear omniscient master Adalbert Pösch than from any other of my teachers. None did so much to turn me into a disciple of Socrates. For it was my master who taught me not only how very little I knew but also that any wisdom to which I might ever aspire could consist only in realizing more fully the i ...more