"This collection of essays and talks may be seen as a sequel to ... In search of a better world"--Pref. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Pt. I. Questions of natural science. 1. The logic and evolution of scientific theory. 2. Notes of a realist on the body - mind problem. 3. Epistemology and the problem of peace. 4. The epistemological position of evolutionary epistemology. 5. Towards an evolutionary theory of knowledge. 6. Kepler's metaphysics of the solar system and his empirical criticism -- Pt. II. Thoughts on history and politics. 7. On freedom. 8. On the theory of democracy. 9. All life is problem solving. 10. Against the cynical interpretation of history. 11. 'Waging wars for peace'. 12. The collapse of communism: understanding the past and influencing the future. 13. The necessity of peace. 14. Masaryk and the open society. 15. How I became a philosopher without trying.
- LCC: CB357
- Dewey Decimal: 192
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 171 p. ; 23 cm.
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