The Political Thought of Karl Popper offers a controversial treatment of Popper's ideas about politics, informed by Shearmur's personal knowledge of Popper together with research on unpublished material in the Popper archive at the Hoover Institute.While sympathetic to Popper's overall approach,...
Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge
Selected Social and Political Writings
Series: Routledge Classics
In this long-awaited volume, Jeremy Shearmur and Piers Norris Turner bring to light Popper's most important unpublished and uncollected writings from the time of The Open Society until his death in 1994.After The Open Society: Selected Social and Political Writings reveals the development of...
Published August 26th 2011 by Routledge
Hayekian Liberalism as a Research Programme
This book offers a distinctive treatment of Hayek's ideas, as a "research programme". It presents a detailed account of aspects of Hayek's intellectual development and of problems that arise within his work, and then offers some broad suggestions as to ways in which the programme initiated in his...
Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge
This important book discusses two inter-related themes. Firstly, Shearmur surveys some of the characteristics of, and debates about, rational choice analysis and rational economic man. Secondly, he considers and discusses the range of problems which arise when one considers human affairs within an...
Published September 1st 2003 by Routledge