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  1. Popper and Economic Methodology

    Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This new book, under the impressive editorship of Thomas Boylan and Paschal O'Gorman, explores a number of major themes central to the work of Karl Popper. The tensions that have resulted from Popperian thought are well documented. How can mainstream orthodox economics be falsifiable while...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science, Reason and Religion

    By Derek Stanesby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy matters. This is the message of this highly original inquiry into the relationship between science and religion. It is only when we examine the intellectual presuppositions on which science and religion are based, with regard to such fundamentals as truth, objectivity, and realism, that...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by Troels Eggers Hansen

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In a letter of 1932, Karl Popper described Die beiden Grundprobleme der Erkenntnistheorie – The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge – as ‘…a child of crises, above all of …the crisis of physics.’ Finally available in English, it is a major contribution to the philosophy of science,...

    Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. After The Open Society

    Selected Social and Political Writings

    By Karl Popper

    Edited by Piers Norris Turner, Jeremy Shearmur

    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    In this long-awaited volume, Jeremy Shearmur and Piers Norris Turner bring to light Popper's most important unpublished and uncollected writings from the time of The Open Society until his death in 1994.After The Open Society: Selected Social and Political Writings reveals the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 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Karl Popper's Philosophy of Science

    Rationality without Foundations

    By Stefano Gattei

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    This book seeks to rectify misrepresentations of Popperian thought with a historical approach to Popper’s philosophy, an approach which applies his own mature view, that we gain knowledge through conjectures and refutations, to his own development, by portraying him in his intellectual growth as...

    Published November 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Popper, Hayek and the Open Society

    By Calvin Hayes

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This is the first book to compare Karl Popper and Friedrich Hayek systematically, and critically assess their contribution to the political philosophy of the Open Society. Hayes compares and contrasts their views on three key areas relevant to their political philosophy; first their views on...

    Published September 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Karl Popper

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Philip Catton, Graham MacDonald

    One of the most original thinkers of the century, Karl Popper has inspired generations of philosophers, historians, and politicians. This collection of papers, specially written for this volume, offers fresh philosophical examination of key themes in Popper's philosophy, including philosophy of...

    Published September 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Karl Popper

    Edited by Professor Anthony O'Hear, Anthony O'Hear

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Born in Austria, Karl Popper (1902-1994) was one of the dominant philosophical thinkers of the 20th century. A ground-breaking thinker, he saw the essence of true science as being the readiness to submit theories to severe testing and to reject them when refuted by test. His first major book in...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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