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  1. The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 2

    The Public Years 1914-1970

    Edited by Nicholas Griffin

    This long-awaited second volume of Russell's best letters reveals the inner workings of a philosophical genius and an impassioned campaigner for peace and social reform. The letters, only three of which have been published before, cover most of Russell's adult life, a period in which he wrote over...

    Published August 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Open Society and its Enemies

    Hegel and Marx

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published July 11th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Open Society and its Enemies

    The Spell of Plato

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published July 11th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Levinas and the Political

    By Howard Caygill

    Series: Thinking the Political

    Howard Caygill systematically explores for the first time the relationship between Levinas' thought and the political. From Levinas' early writings in the face of National Socialism to controversial political statements on Israeli and French politics, Caygill analyses themes such as the...

    Published June 13th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Open Society and its Enemies

    7th Edition

    By Karl Popper

    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...

    Published May 24th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Unended Quest

    An Intellectual Autobiography, 2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published May 9th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Conjectures and Refutations

    The Growth of Scientific Knowledge, 2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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...

    Published May 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Poverty of Historicism

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Poverty of Historicism

    2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    On its publication in 1957, The Poverty of Historicism was hailed by Arthur Koestler as 'probably the only book published this year which will outlive the century.'A devastating criticism of fixed and predictable laws in history, Popper dedicated the book to all those 'who fell victim to the...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Logic of Scientific Discovery

    2nd Edition

    By Karl Popper

    Series: Routledge Classics

    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,...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Routledge