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The Poverty of Historicism (Harper Torchbooks. the Academy Library)

Karl Raimund Popper

The Poverty of Historicism (Harper Torchbooks. the Academy Library)

by Karl Raimund Popper

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English


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ISBN 10006131126X
ISBN 109780061311260
OCLC/WorldCa233532302

This book offers a careful re-reading of Popper's classic falsificationist demarcation of science, stressing its institutional aspects. Popper's social thinking about science, individuals, institutions, and rationality is tracked through The Poverty of Historicism and The Open Society and Its Enemies as he criticises and improves his earlier work. On its publication in , 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 fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'/5(16).

The Poverty of Historicism By Karl Popper. Hardback $ ISBN Published Febru by Routledge Pages Preview this title Preview this title Format. 'Probably the only book published this year which will outlive this century.' - Arthur Koestler 'It is good to have this brilliant book at last available in English.'. The Poverty of Historicism. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (). Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. First edition of Popper’s central argument for an open society and the failure of historicism, signed by him on the half title.

  On its publication in , 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 fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'4/4(1).   On its publication in , 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 fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'4/5(25).


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On its publication inThe 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 fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'5/5(3).

On its publication inThe 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 fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.'4/5(23).

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He discusses this in his book The Poverty of Historicism. The evolution of life on earth, or of a human society, is a unique historical process. Such a process, we may assume, proceeds in accordance with all kinds of causal laws, for example, the laws of mechanics, of chemistry, of heredity and segregation, of natural selection, etc.

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