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Popper, Objectification, and the Problem of the Public Sphere

Shearmur, J.


Shearmur argues for the importance of Popper’s ideas about World 3, and against the idea that they should be re-interpreted in social terms. However, he also argues for the importance of Popper’s ideas about methodological rules—and that these may be given a partially social interpretation. The content of our ideas may in consequence differ from what we take it to be, as a consequence of our institutions and practices operating as methodological rules. He also explores related ideas about the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-04-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophy of the Social Sciences
DOI: 10.1177/0048393116639845


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