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POPPER, Karl R.

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  1. 132435
    POPPER, Karl R. The Poverty of Historicism.

    London : 1957

    First edition of Popper's third book, an extensive attack on historicism, "the doctrine that there are general laws of historical development that render the course of history inevitable and predictable... In The Poverty of Historicism, historicism is formally refuted and attributed to two oppositely mistaken views about the nature of social science.... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 132435

  2. 111840
    POPPER, Karl R. Die offene Gesellschaft und ihre Feinde.

    Bern : 1957-58

    First edition in German of Popper's The Open Society and its Enemies, originally published in English in 1945. Popper's classic debut contains within its analysis the seeds of his groundbreaking, if somewhat idiosyncratic, new methodology of inductive reasoning. In The Open Society and Its Enemies he traces, analyses, and refutes theories of historicism,... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 111840

  3. The Logic of Scientific Discovery.
    POPPER, Karl R. The Logic of Scientific Discovery.

    New York : 1959

    First edition, first printing of one of the most significant works in the philosophy of science. The Logic of Scientific Discovery was originally published in Germany in 1934, and Popper rewrote and republished it in English in 1959, with this New York edition preceding the UK edition. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 138566

  4. 139153
    POPPER, Karl R. Conjectures and Refutations.

    London : 1963

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the author to his surgeon, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To C. I. Cooling, from Karl R. Popper Christmas 1964". Conjectures and Refutations was one of Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, gathering together his articles and lectures to chart the growth of scientific understanding,... Learn More
    £4,250.00

    Stock Code: 139153

  5. 132332
    POPPER, Karl R. Conjectures and Refutations.

    London : 1963

    First edition, first impression, of one of the author's most wide-ranging and popular works, gathering together his articles and lectures to chart the growth of scientific understanding, and its influence on history. "The essays and lectures of which this book composed are variations upon one very simple theme - the thesis that we can learn from our... Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 132332

  6. Autograph letter to Dr John H. Humphrey.
    POPPER, Karl. Autograph letter to Dr John H. Humphrey.

    6 August 1976

    A letter in which Popper thanks Humphrey for supporting his recent election to the Royal Society. He writes that "it means much for me, as a philosopher of science, to find that practising scientists feel that they can support me." John Herbert Humphrey (1916-1987) was a noted immunologist and bacteriologist, highly influential both in the UK and internationally,... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 112695

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