Karl Popper

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Noun1.Karl Popper - British philosopher (born in Austria) who argued that scientific theories can never be proved to be true, but are tested by attempts to falsify them (1902-1994)
philosopher - a specialist in philosophy
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Al Moshkelan Al Asasiyan fy Nazareyat Al Maa'rifa (The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge), author Carl Popper translated by 'Najib Elhassadi from Libya, published by Jadawel Publishing, Translation & Distribution (2018);
Also, 'Thalath Mudon Mashriqiya' (Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean), author Philip Mansel, translated by Mustafa Kassem from Egypt, published by National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters -- Kuwait (2017); 'Al Moshkelan Al Asasiyan fy Nazareyat Al Maa'rifa' (The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge), author Carl Popper, translated by Najib Al Hassadi from Libya, published by Jadawel Publishing, Translation & Distribution (2018).
It has some of the features one associates with such promotional sites: errors that make Karl Popper into Carl Popper and contractions instead of spelling it out "is not." Jack Talmon's Origins of Totalitarian Democracy (1952) is described as a classic (35) but cites the 2002 edition entitled Totalitarian Democracy without ever saying that it was first published fifty years earlier with the implication to a naive reader that it is an instant classic.