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After the Open Society / Edition 1

After the Open Society / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780415309080
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Karl Popper (1902-94), was one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century.

Jeremy Shearmur is Reader in Philosophy at Australian National University. He is the author of Hayek and After and The Political Thought of Karl Popper, both published Routledge.

Piers Norris Turner is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The Ohio State University, USA.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction: Optimist, Pessimist and Pragmatist Views of Scientific Knowledge Part 2: Memories of Austria 1. Julius Kraft 1898-1960 2. Memories of Otto Neurath 3. Introduction to Fritz Kolb, Es Kam Ganz Anders 4. Anti-Semitism in Austria: a Letter to Friedrich Hayek Part 3: Lectures from New Zealand 5. Science and Religion 6. Ideal and Rationality 7. Moral Man and Immoral Society 8. Is There a Meaning in History? Part 4: On The Open Society 9. Correspondence with Carnap on Social Philosophy 10. Letter to Fritz Hellin on The Open Society 11. Letter to Alfred Braunthal on The Open Society 12. Uniting the Camp of Humanitarianism 13. Public and Private Values 14. On the Theory of Totalitarianism 15. Social Institutions and Personal Responsibility 16. The Open Society After Five Years 17. Platonic Holiday 18. Response to de Vries 19. On The Free Man's Library 20. Letters to Isaiah Berlin 21. Historical Explanation 22. Correspondence with Ernst Badian on Aristotle's Politics 23. Plato Part 5: The Cold War and After 24. The Open Society and the Democratic State 25. Popper to Hayek on the Abstract Society and ‘Inner Freedom’ 26. The Status of Science: A Broadcast to Russia 27. A Note on the Cold War 28. How to get out of Viet Nam 29. On For Conservatives Only 30. Was ist liberal? 31. On Reason and The Open Society 32. For a Better World 33. Historical Prophecy as an Obstacle to Peace 34. Letter to Bryan Magee on Nationalization 35. Preface to Italian Poverty of Historicism 36. On The New Liberty 37. On Toleration 38. The Importance of Critical Discussion 39. The Critical Attitude in Medicine 40. On Receiving the Fondation Tocqueville Prize 41. On Democracy 42. Outline of My Views 43. Historicism and the Soviet Union 44. The Open Society Today 45. Letter to my Russian Readers 46. The Communist Road to Self-enslavement 47. Europe Now Exists 48. Against the Misuse of Television

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