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Popper's open society after fifty years : the continuing relevance of Karl Popper / edited by Ian Jarvie and Sandra Pralong
Bib ID 1389507
Format BookBook
Description London : Routledge, 1999 
x, 217 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0415165024 (hardback)
Full contents
  • Pt. I. Preliminaries
  • Introduction / Ian Jarvie and Sandra Pralong. 1. Personal recollections of the publication of The Open Society / E. H. Gombrich. 2. The future is open: a conversation with Sir Karl Popper / Adam J. Chmielewski and Karl R. Popper
  • Pt. II. Addressing the text. 3. The Open Society and Its Enemies: authority, community, and bureaucracy / Mark A. Notturno. 4. Popper and Tarski / David Miller. 5. Popper's ideal types: open and closed, abstract and concrete societies / Ian Jarvie. 6. The sociological deficit of The Open Society, analyzed and remedied / John A. Hall. 7. A whiff of Hegel in The Open Society? / John Watkins
  • Pt. III. Applying the text. 8. The problem of objectivity in law and ethics / Christoph von Mettenheim. 9. Minima Moralia: is there an ethics of the open society? / Sandra Pralong. 10. What use is Popper to a practical politician? / Bryan Magee.
  • 11. The Polish Church as an enemy of the open society: some reflections on post-communist social-political transformations in Central Europe / Andrzej Flis. 12. Life after liberalism / Adam J. Chmielewski. 13. The notion of the modern nation-state: Popper and nationalism / Joseph Agassi. 14. Is there causality in history? / Cyril Hoschl. 15. Matching Popperian theory to practice / Fred Eidlin.
 
Notes

Revised papers presented at a conference held in 1995 at the Central European University, Prague in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Karl Popper's The open society and its enemies.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Popper, Karl Raimund, Sir, 1902-1994. Open society and its enemies -- Congresses.  |  Philosophy -- Congresses.  |  Social sciences -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Other authors/contributors Jarvie, I. C. (Ian Charles), 1937-  |  Pralong, Sandra, 1958-
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