The Prague conference on the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Open Society and its Enemies
was both intellectually challenging and emotionally stirring, It is appropriate that it should be commemorated.George Soros
Karl Popper is surely the most celebrated of modern philosophers- literally. [This book] marks the fiftieth anniversary of his best known and most criticized work.Philosophy of the Social Sciences
The articles in the book make exciting reading...Readers who know Popper primarily through the philosophy of science will be especially enlightened as they read about this philosopher's concern with the very practical issues of politics and society.Essays in Philosophy
About the Author
Ian Jarvie is Distinguished Research Professor at York University, Toronto and was assistant to Karl Popper 1959-60. Sandra Pralong is Regional Communications and Publications Advisor to the United Nations Development Programme in Bratislava, and the former director of the Open Society Foundation in Romania.