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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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Dr Oseni Afisi, Head, Department of Philosophy, LASU and Convener of the event, said the event was anchored on the philosophy of Karl Proper, aimed at addressing political problems in Africa, using Popper's ideology.
No obstante, en 1919 la preocupacion de Popper no se centraba en la verdad de las teorias, ni mucho menos en determinar cuando una teoria podria ser aceptada, sino que "queria distinguir entre la ciencia y la pseudo-ciencia, sabiendo muy bien que a menudo la ciencia se equivoca y que la pseudo-ciencia a veces dice la verdad" (p.
Comfort is the key for making a popper work for you.
La Teoria de la Seleccion Natural (en adelante TSN) tuvo un fuerte impacto en Popper y su actitud frente a ella fue modificandose paulatinamente.
El articulo de Popper, incluido en La television es mala maestra, lleva un titulo muy interesante: "Una patente para producir television".
Popper will serve on Columbia's Investment Committee and will direct investment activity and lead asset management teams in the eastern U.S.
Michael Fabricant, Conservative MP for Lichfield, revealed his use of a drug known as "poppers".
A Conservative former minister has "outed" himself as a poppers user, amid warnings that a Government ban on the substance will harm the gay community and others.
For Popper, the problem of intuition was re-construed in terms of evolutionary cognition as the problem of "unconscious expectations" or "background knowledge".
Popper famously argues that resting the scientific credentials of a theory on its falsifiability by potential negative instances is superior to inductivist standards: while the former yields a negative verdict on the scientific status of theories such as Freudian psychoanalysis--that are indeed of dubious scientific status--the latter accords them scientific status.
Resumen: La tesis principal que aqui se defiende es que, para Popper, la validez del conocimiento estuvo vinculada siempre a la dimension pragmatica del contexto de descubrimiento (e incluso dependia de ella).