Tag Archives: Karl Popper

Modest Realism in Conflict: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Modern political discourse in the US seems to have become detached from reality in so many ways in the current 2016 Presidential Election campaign and before. So I thought it a good time to post one of our Top Ten … Continue reading

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In Defense of Thomas Piketty and Ruminations on Economics

Financial Times Discussion on Thomas Piketty March 2015 I was drawn into a prolonged and interesting discussion of an article in the UK Financial Times recently that covered the apparent refutation of the work of Thomas Piketty in his fine … Continue reading

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Thinkers on Conflict: Popper versus Kuhn

Karl Popper (1902-94) and Thomas Kuhn (1922-96) One interesting intellectual tradition that contributes to conflict work is the Philosophy of Science especially as developed by Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn. Popper set some very high standards for scientific rigor. He … Continue reading

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Uncertainty by Professor Lawrence Krauss: EDGE Question

The latest collection of essays, ‘This Will Make You Smarter’, edited by John Brockman,  in answer to the annual EDGE question,  ‘What scientific concept would improve everyone’s cognitive toolkit‘, is jam packed with great pieces. I thought this one, from cosmologist … Continue reading

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Top Ten of our Top Ten Conflict Tips

Our Top Ten Conflict Tips from great thinkers and others, has proved very successful and so I thought I would provide links to the Top Ten most popular of them for your reference, though they are in reverse order of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Neglected Thinkers of the 20th. Century

I thought it might be interesting to list those who I consider to be the Top Ten Neglected Thinkers of the 20th Century, though it brings home that there may be neglected great women thinkers, who are so neglected that … Continue reading

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Human Induced Climate Change as Probability

I recently got involved with some debate with Climate Change denial folk in an on line comment stream, and made the following comment in response to a thoughtful and intelligent comment, that I thought would be good to re-post here … Continue reading

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