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popper

(pŏp′ər)
n.
Slang An ampoule of amyl nitrite or butyl nitrite, used illicitly to induce euphoria and enhance sexual stimulation.

popper

(pop′ĕr)
A slang term for any of several nitrites, esp. amyl nitrite, inhaled to induce vasodilation, dizziness, or giddiness as a drug of abuse.
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Comfort is the key for making a popper work for you.
Popper is a member of Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers and serves on the executive board of directors for the New York City/Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
What I contend, is that Popper appeared to be mediating a kind of position in between these two views.
Frente a esta lectura de Perez Ransanz, argumento que Popper ofrecio dos respuestas a la pregunta sobre como podemos aprender de la experiencia y, ademas, que estas no entran en conflicto con el enfasis que puso en el caracter teorico inherente a toda observacion.
Analicemos algunos de los planteamientos hechos por Popper (1984) en La miseria del historicismo, a proposito del monismo metodologico.
Here I inquire that for what reasons Popper goes to claim that all knowledge is fallible.
Popper advances the idea that this constant refutation results in scientific change.
Popper is expected to join Temasek within the next few months.
In the classical neo-Kantian terminology used by Popper in this pre-Logic book, the use of the transcendental method has apparently turned out to be an "immanent" (see 57-9) or internal critique of classical epistemology: showing how classical epistemology is internally contradictory in its description of knowledge as science by proposing methods and norms that science does not put into practice.
Together with Popper and Company's commercial savvy, this enterprise may impact the lives of each and every one of us.
Next, ir analyzes the confidence that Popper has in progress.
Researchers linked the visual symptoms associated with poppers to a change in the chemical composition of the legal high.