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  1. Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning

    Towards a Social Conception of Mind

    By Meredith Williams

    Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning offers a provocative re-reading of Wittgenstein's later writings on language and mind, and explores the tensions between Wittgenstein's ideas and contemporary cognitivist conceptions of the mental. This book addresses both Wittgenstein's later works as well as...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Popper's Open Society After Fifty Years

    Edited by Ian Jarvie, Sandra Pralong

    Popper's Open Society After Fifty Years presents a coherent survey of the reception and influence of Karl Popper's masterpiece The Open Society and its Enemies over the fifty years since its publication in 1945, as well as applying some of its principles to the context of modern Eastern Europe.This...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 1

    The Private Years 1884-1914, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Griffin

    Those who knew the famous philosopher Bertrand Russell at the turn of the century referred to him as 'the Day of Judgement'. This acclaimed selection of his early letters, available in paperback for the first time, reveals the full scope of Russell's life and innermost thoughts up to the First...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 10th 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 8th 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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 1st 2002 by Routledge