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Authorised form of namePopper; Sir; Karl Raimund (1902 - 1994)
SurnamePopper
ForenamesKarl Raimund
Dates1902 - 1994
Dates and placesBirth:
Vienna, Austria (28 July 1902)
Death:
Croydon, Surrey (17 September 1994)
ActivityResearch Field:
Logic, scientific method
Education:
University of Vienna. PhD (1928)
Honours:
Kt 1965; CH 1982
Memberships:
Hon RSNZ (1965)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Statute 12
Election Date:
17/06/1976
Lectures:
Medawar 1986
Published works'The Open Society and its Enemies'; 'The Logic of Scientific Discovery' ; 'objective Knowledge: an Evolutionary Approac' 1972, Clarendon Press;
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1997 vol 43 pp 367-409, plate, by David Miller
References:
Mary Hesse, 'A Philosopher of Science and Humanism', review of Anthony O'Hear, ed., Karl Popper: Philosophy and Problems in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 344-346
Robin J H Clark and Michael J Kelly, 'New Zealand, New Zealanders and the Royal Society' in NR 1994 vol 48 pp 263-281
J Henry, 'Newton for philosophers. The Cambridge Companion to Newton, edited by I Bernard Cohen and G E Smith' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 246-247
N Calver and M Parker ' The logic of scientific Unity? Medawar, the Royal Society and the Rothschild controversy 1971-2.' In Notes and Records, Vol 70, Issue 1, March 2016 pp 83-100
Royal Society codeNA2549
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1976/45Popper, Sir Karl Raimund: certificate of election to the Royal Society1976
MM/24/13Letter from Karl Popper to [Myer] Salaman 12 July 1982
MM/24/12Letter from Karl Popper of Fallowfield, Manor Close, Manor Road, Penn, Buckinghamshire, to Myer H Salaman, 23 Bisham Gardens, Highgate, London1 January 1978
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