The Poverty of Historicism
On its publication in 1957, 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.' Short and beautifully written, it has inspired generations of readers, intellectuals and policy makers. One of the most important books on the social sciences since the Second World War, it is a searing insight into the ideas of this great thinker.
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A great read for anyone (rightly) suspicious of the claims of social sciences in having predictive power. Popper makes the point, in an erudite (if elaborate) manner, that the future is not able to be ...
Review: The Poverty of HistoricismUser Review - Ivan Vukovic - Goodreads
Well written, concise, logical instead of rhetorical, clear and rational, just the way I like it! I think Popper really did a good job comparing social and natural sciences and showing that historicism is largely based on a great misunderstanding of method of natural sciences. Read full review
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The Poverty of Historicism Indeed! Bet Marx never predicted one of these! Gives the phrase "control over the means of production" a whole new meaning. ...
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