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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 20th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 20th 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Wittgenstein, Rules and Institutions

    By David Bloor

    Clearly and engagingly written, this volume is vital reading for students of philosophy and sociology, and anyone interested in Wittgenstein's later thought. David Bloor provides a challenging and informative evaluation of Wittgenstein's account of rules and rule-following. Arguing for a...

    Published January 30th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers, Second Series

    Edited by David Kilfoyle, Stuart Shanker

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Wittgenstein scholarship has continued to grow at a pace few could have anticipated - a testament both to the fertility of his thought and to the thriving state of contemporary philosophy. In response to this ever-growing interest in the field, we are delighted to announce the publication of a...

    Published November 14th 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Scientific Outlook

    By Bertrand Russell

    'A scientific opinion is one which there is some reason to believe is true; an unscientific opinion is one which is held for some reason other than its probable truth.' - Bertrand RussellOne of Russell's most important books, this early classic on science illuminates his thinking on the promise and...

    Published June 20th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

    2nd Edition

    By Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Perhaps the most important work of philosophy written in the twentieth century, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was the only philosophical work that Ludwig Wittgenstein published during his lifetime. Written in short, carefully numbered paragraphs of extreme brilliance, it captured the imagination...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Hermeneutics
    Edited by Jeff Malpas, Hans-Helmuth Gander
    To Be Published December 1st 2014
  2. Dewey
    By Steven Fesmire
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. The Study of Man (Routledge Revivals): The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958
    By Michael Polanyi
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  4. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychology (Routledge Revivals)
    By Malcolm Budd
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  5. Wittgenstein's Art of Investigation
    By Beth Savickey
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014

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