-Arthur Koestler, author of "Darkness at Noon
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One of the most important debates of the XX Century and an indispensable guide for the XXIPublished 6 months ago by Enrique De La Torre
Boring as Hades, but most reading in this modern world. Has influenced my thinking tremendously.Published 11 months ago by James A. Brannan
Karl Popper in The Poverty of Historicism, provides a fruitful analysis into a group of traditions he calls "historicism. Read morePublished 11 months ago by txgsu43
Although the original paper that this book was based on was written over eighty years ago, The Poverty of Historicism contains many important ideas that are still relevant today. Read morePublished 15 months ago by johno
Apart from its historic importance as a classic work, this book is very relevant to today's world, which is no less full of irrational ideologues both claiming to save democracy... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Caveat Emptor
Popper goes beyond physics and philosophy, beyond critical reasoning into the essence of thought. You'll love it if you love Popper.Published on January 18, 2014 by John P. Borders
The Poverty of Historicism refuted the major arguments which propped up the myth of historical determinism, possibly the most damaging myth of modern times. Read morePublished on March 2, 2012 by Rafe Champion
For Popper's fans, this is a great reading. It's a classic, and the philosopher of science makes his point about historicism.
In this book, Karl Popper explains his vision on the course of history, on historical determinism, and on the theories of Descartes, Poincaré and Duhem. Read morePublished on May 23, 2010 by Luc REYNAERT