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popper

Slang an amyl nitrite capsule, which is crushed and its contents inhaled by drug users as a stimulant

Popper

Sir Karl. 1902--94, British philosopher, born in Vienna. In The Logic of Scientific Discovery (1934), he proposes that knowledge cannot be absolutely confirmed, but rather that science progresses by the experimental refutation of the current theory and its consequent replacement by a new theory, equally provisional but covering more of the known data. The Open Society and its Enemies (1945) is a critique of dogmatic political philosophies, such as Marxism. Other works are The Poverty of Historicism (1957), Conjectures and Refutations (1963), and Objective Knowledge (1972)

Popper

An early Unix POP server, which was written at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Popper compartio y defendio toda su vida una de las tesis mas fuertes de los positivistas logicos, la del monismo metodologico, tambien conocido con el nombre de enfoque unificacionista de las ciencias, todas las disciplinas debian explicar al estilo como lo hace la fisica, esta era el modelo de ciencia por excelencia.
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