Category: “Matching Popperian theory to practice”

[Jarvie/Pralong (eds.). Popper’s Open Society After 50 Years. pp. 203-7.]

Praise is of no intellectual value

We should be thankful for every serious attempt to criticize our positions. Praise is of no intellectual value. Victories in debates are of no intellectual value. Yet if we can succeed even in getting a little clearer about our problems, we should be very happy with that intellectual achievement. [205]