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Author Hayes, Calvin.

Title Popper, Hayek, and the open society / Calvin Hayes
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009


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Description xx, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Series Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 112
Routledge frontiers of political economy ; 112
Contents Pt. I. Popper, Hayek, modernity and ideology -- 1. Popper, Hayek and the grand narrative of modernity -- 2. Ideology, ideals and political philosophy -- Pt. II. The epistemology/ethics enigma -- 3. Popper in the Weimar era (1919-1933) -- 4. The refutation of positivism and socialism -- 5. The Open Society and the road to The Road to Serfdom -- Pt. III. From epistemology and methodology to ethics and meta-ethics -- 6. Historicism, scientism and collectivism -- 7. Accentuating the negative: utility and rights -- 8. Is "liberal utopia" an oxymoron? -- Pt. IV. The Achilles heel of the Popper-Hayek meta-theory -- 9. The Achilles heel: Max Weber's quasi-positivism -- 10. Relativism, scepticism and "the Enlightenment Project" -- 11. Evolutionary ethics, Darwinism and the naturalistic fallacy -- Pt. V. Liberal individualism, the Enlightenment Project, justice and the Open Society -- 12. MacIntyre on virtue, tradition and reason -- 13. Whose justice? Which rationality?
14. Virtue, tradition, justice and the Enlightenment Project -- 15. Liberty, equality, modernity -- Epilogue: Marx, MacIntyre, modernity and the Lenin-Lennon dilemma
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992.
Popper, Karl R. (Karl Raimund), 1902-1994.
Popper, Karl R. (Karl Raimund), 1902-1994. Open society and its enemies
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
LC no. 2008014905
ISBN 0203889991
9780203889992 (eb)
9780415772891 (hb)