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|Rationality, philosophy: rationality is the ability of a being to consciously adapt to a situation due to the generalizations of his experiences. It can also be rational to want to learn something new. See also system, order, creativity, discoveries, evaluation, repetition._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Karl Popper on Rationality - Dictionary of Arguments
Black III 26
Rationality/Popper/Black: (Popper, "Utopia and Violence" in: Conjectures and Refutations, London, 1963, pp. 356-57).
Def Rationalism/Popper: Thesis: A rationalist is someone who seeks to make decisions through arguments and perhaps also through compromise rather than violence.
Rationality/Self-reasoning/ultimate judstification/Popper: my rationalism is not self-contained (not based on itself, not justified by itself) but based on an irrational belief in the attitude of reasonableness. I do not see how one can go beyond that.
Rationality/Popper: Rationality is based among other things on the willingness to compromise instead of violence. - It is based on an irrational belief in the attitude of reasonableness.
Rationality/Popper is based, inter alia, on the willingness for a compromise rather than violence - is based on an irrational belief in the attitude of reasonableness. - Popper: "I hate violence". - BlackVsPopper: Popper also provides no grounds against violence. - BlackVsPopper: rationality can be defended quite rationally instead._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Logic of Scientific Discovery, engl. trnsl. 1959
Grundprobleme der Erkenntnislogik. Zum Problem der Methodenlehre
Wahrheitstheorien, Gunnar Skirbekk, Frankfurt/M. 1977
"Meaning and Intention: An Examination of Grice’s Views", New Literary History 4, (1972-1973), pp. 257-279
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979
The Labyrinth of Language, New York/London 1978
Sprache. Eine Einführung in die Linguistik München 1973
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983
"The Semantic Definition of Truth", Analysis 8 (1948) pp. 49-63
Truth and Meaning, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994
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