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Karl Popper

Karl PopperAKA Karl Raimund Popper

Born: 28-Jul-1902
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 17-Sep-1994
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Lainzer Friedhof, Vienna, Austria

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Critical Rationalist

    University: PhD Philosophy, University of Vienna (1928)
    Professor: Canterbury University College, New Zealand (1937-45)
    Teacher: Reader of Logic, London School of Economics (1945-49)
    Professor: Professor of Logic, Professor of Logic, London School of Economics (1949-69)

    Mont Pelerin Society
    Royal Society 1976
    Naturalized UK Citizen 1945
    Knighthood 1965
    Sonning Prize 1973
    Kyoto Prize 1992

Author of books:
Logik der Forschung (1934, philosophy)
The Open Society and Its Enemies (1945)
The Poverty of Historicism (1957)
Postscript to the Logic of Scientific Discovery (1981-82, 3 vols.)
Realism and the Aim of Science (1982)
The Myth of the Framework: In Defence of Science and Rationality (1994)
Knowledge and the Mind-Body Problem: In Defence of Interactionism (1994)

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