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- 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 2005; US$ 25.95
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$ 85.00
Written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War and published in two volumes in 1945, The Open Society and its Enemies was hailed by Bertrand Russell as a 'vigorous and profound defence of democracy'. This legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx prophesied the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and... 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$ 34.95
One of the century's greatest and most influential thinkers, Karl Popper reminds us that we must recognize our responsibilities in preserving the democratic system we enjoy: it is our actions which will create the world of tomorrow. In these interviews with journalist Giancarlo Bosetti, Karl Popper ranges widely over contemporary political and social... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
First published in two volumes in 1945, Karl Popper?s The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most influential books of all time. This single volume paperback edition, available for the first time, includes a preface by Vaclav Havel and a personal recollection of the story behind the publication of The Open Society and Its Enemies by Karl... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The Open Universe is one of the three volumes of Karl Popper?s Postscript to the Logic of scientific Discovery . The Postscript is the culmination of Popper?s work in the philosophy of physics and a new famous attack on subjectivist approaches to philosophy of science. more...