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The Open Society and its Enemies.
2 vols. gr.-8. 268 352 pp. OLn. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. EA. Very rare first edition. - "The book is a critical introduction to the policy of politics and of history" (Preface). - Vol. I: The spell of Plato. Vol. II: The high tide of prophecy. - "Written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War and first published in two volumes in 1945, Karl Poppers The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most famous and influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a vigorous and profound defence of democracy, its now legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx prophesied the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and exposed the fatal flaws of socially engineered political systems" (Routledge).
      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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