The Open Society and Its Enemies: Volume I: The Spell of Plato

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Bertrand Russell described this study, with its companion volume on Hegel and Marx, as 'a work of first-class importance which ought to be widely read for its masterly criticism of the enemies of democracy, ancient and modern. His (Popper's) attack on Plato, while unorthodox, is in my opinion thoroughly justified. His analysis of Hegel is deadly. Marx is dissected with equal acumen, and given his due share of responsibility for modern misfortunes. The book is a vigorous and profound defence of democracy, timely, very ...

The Open Society and Its Enemies: Volume I: The Spell of Plato 1962, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415040310

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