Definition of Popperian in English:

Popperian

adjective

  • Designating or relating to the theories of Karl Popper, especially in relation to the nature of scientific method.

noun

  • A person who follows or advocates the theories of Karl Popper, especially in relation to the nature of scientific method.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in British Journal of the Philosophy of Science. From the name of Sir Karl Raimund Popper, Austrian-born British philosopher + -ian.

Pronunciation

Popperian

/pɒˈpɪərɪən/