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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 20.95
Written in political exile during the Second World War and first published in 1945, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a 'vigorous and profound defence of democracy', its now legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx exposed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95
Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists, as well as post-war philosophy. This astonishing work ranks... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Popper's legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx prophesied the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and exposed the fatal flaws of socially engineered political systems. Available here in a special single volume edition. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 20.95
Hailed on publication in 1957 as 'probably the only book published this year that will outlive the century', this is a devastating criticism of the idea that there are fixed laws in history and that human beings are able to predict them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
A collection of essays that offers striking new insight into the mind of one of the greatest living philosophers. Popper's subjects range from the beginnings of scientific speculation in Greece to the role of science in the arts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
A selection of Popper's writings on his main preoccupations towards the end of his life. Illuminates his process of working on his theory of science, and indicates his view of the state of the world at the end of the Cold War. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
One of the century's greatest and most influential thinkers, Karl Popper, calls to all of us to recognize our responsibilites in preserving the democratic system, reminding us that it is our actions which will create the world of tomorrow. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95
Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 18.95
At the age of eight, Karl Popper was puzzling over the idea of infinity and by fifteen was beginning to take a keen interest in his father's well-stocked library of books. Unended Quest recounts these moments and many others in the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, providing an indispensable account of the ideas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
The World of Parmenides is a brilliant exploration of the complexity of ancient Greek thought and science, that reveals Popper's engagement with Presocratic philosophy and the enlightenment he experienced in reading Parmenides. Including writings on Greek science, philosophy and history Popper demonstrates his lifelong fascination and admiration... more...