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  1. added 2018-12-09
    The Poverty of Historicism.Karl R. Popper - 1957 - London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    Hailed on publication in 1957 as "probably the only book published this year that will outlive the century," this is a brilliant of the idea that there are ...
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    The Poverty of Historicism. By Karl R. Popper. (Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd., 1957. Pp. Xiv & 166. Price 16s.).W. H. Walsh - 1960 - Philosophy 35 (135):357-.
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    Book Review:The Poverty of Historicism. Karl R. Popper. [REVIEW]Leon J. Goldstein - 1957 - Ethics 68 (4):296-.
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    Popper Historicism and its Poverty.Frederic Raphael - 1998
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    Is Any of Popper's Arguments Against Historicism Valid?Peter Urbach - 1978 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29 (2):117-130.
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    The Poverty of Historicism. [REVIEW]F. T. R. - 1958 - Review of Metaphysics 11 (4):696-696.
    One of Mr. Popper's earliest jousts with the historicists. In it, Popper says, "I have not hesitated to construct arguments in [historicism's] support which have not, to my knowledge, been brought forward by historicists themselves. I hope, that in this way, I have succeeded in building up a position worth attacking". It is difficult to see, however, that this sort of supplementation adds anything to the earlier books: The Open Society and Its Enemies was a dialogue ; The Poverty of (...)
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    Predictability and the Growth of Knowledge.E. Lagerspet - 2004 - Synthese 141 (3):445 - 459.
    In The Poverty of Historicism, Popper claimed that because the growth of human knowledge cannot be predicted, the future course of human history is not foreseeable. For this reason, historicist theories like Marxism are unscientific or untrue. The aims of this article are: first, to reconstruct Poppers argument, second, to defend it against some critics, and third, to show that it is itself based a weak form of historicism.
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    Popper and Historicist Necessities.Antony Flew - 1990 - Philosophy 65 (251):53 - 64.
    The performance which follows, like Caesar's Gaul, falls into three parts. Part I consists in a sympathetic and reconstructive criticism of Sir Karl Popper's The Poverty of Historicism . Part II offers a somewhat less sympathetic critique of the critique of Popper offered in E. H. Carr's Trevelyan Lectures What is History? . Finally, in a shorter Part III, there will be some conclusions concerning what sociologists and historians can and cannot hope to discover about necessities and impossibilities in human (...)
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    Book Reviews : Has History Any Meaning? A Critique of Popper's Philosophy of History. By Burleigh Taylor Wilkins. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1978. Pp. 251. $15.00. [REVIEW]W. H. Dray - 1982 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 12 (3):336-340.
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    Historicism and Historical Laws of Development.Laird Addis - 1968 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 11 (1-4):155 – 174.
    Philosophers, social thinkers, and social activists continue to puzzle over the notion of an historical law of development. What this paper attempts is: (1) a statement of what might reasonably be understood by the notion of an historical law of development as well as some historical background to the notion, (2) a discussion of the various logical possibilities regarding the status of historical laws of development, (3) an examination of the views of Karl Popper on historical laws of development and (...)
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