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Open Society and Its Enemies

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ISBN-10: 0691210845

ISBN-13: 9780691210841

Edition: N/A

Authors: Karl R. Popper, George Soros

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A landmark defense of democracy that has been hailed as one of the most important books of the twentieth century One of the most important books of the twentieth century, The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democracy and a powerful attack on the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. An immediate sensation when it was first published, Karl Popper's monumental achievement has attained legendary status on both the Left and Right. Tracing the roots of an authoritarian tradition represented by Plato, Marx, and Hegel, Popper argues that the spirit of free, critical inquiry that governs scientific investigation should also apply to politics. In a new…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/6/2020
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 808
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 1.73" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Karl Popper (1902-94). Philosopher, born in Vienna. One of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century.Jeremy Shearmur is Reader in Philosophy at the Australian National University