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Enemies of Society

by Paul Johnson

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum Publishers in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Civilization, Occidental.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21619615M
    ISBN 100689107986
    OCLC/WorldCa2818510

    Book Description. Written in political exile during the Second World War and first published in , Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most 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 exposed . Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Enemies Of Society by Johnson, Paul at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. May 3, Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

    Popper’s highly accessible style, his erudite and lucid explanations of the thoughts of great philosophers and the recent resurgence of totalitarian regimes around the world are just three of the reasons for the enduring popularity of The Open Society and Its Enemies and why it demands to be read today and in years to come.   THE OPEN SOCIETY AND ITS ENEMIES is one of those books much more often cited than actually read, and upon examination there is much here that is quite surprising. For instance, though Popper is mainly critical of Marx, who he calls a "false prophet," he also says "[o]ne cannot do justice to Marx without recognizing his sincerity.5/5(5).

    The book "The Open Society and Its Enemies" appeared as a philosophical and methodological development of Karl Popper's work: "The Poverty of Historicism", all written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War/5(34). Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.


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In Johnson's "Enemies of Society" () he discusses the rise of Western society based on Christian principles. Johnson further laments how this society is being destroyed by what he calls "the fascist left". This term is prominently displayed on the book by: Paul Johnson has many times over proved himself a master in the handling of complex and far-flung materials in support of a thesis; he has never shown this mastery more brilliantly than in this important book about the enemies (witting or unwitting) of the democratic society of the West/5.

Enemies of Society: An Anthology of Individualist and Egoist Thought [S.E. Parker, Andre Soudy, James L. Walker, John Beverly Robinson, John Henry Mackay, Enzo Martucci, Renzo Novatore, Emile Armand, Pierre Chardon, Zo d'Axa, Enrico Arrigoni, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Meme, Myself and I] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1).

This book tells the story of the most neglected tendency in anarchist thought; egoism. The story of anarchism is usually told as a story of great bearded men who had beautiful ideas and a series of beautiful failures, culminating in the most beautiful failure of them all -- the Spanish Civil War: a noble history of failed ideas and practice/5.

The Hardcover of the Enemies of Society by Paul Johnson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Enemies of Society book on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down Pages: Occasionally slipping into hysterics, this book merely updates Popper's questionable work without adding any sustained theoretical content.

Freedom and civilization are the products of middle-class values and activities, and those who question those values are enemies of society'&#;such is the tired and outworn conclusion of this tired and pretentious tract.

Insofar as "society" means an organized collectivity having one basic norm of behavior that must be accepted by all (and that includes your libertarian communist utopia) and insofar as the norm is a product of the average, the crowd, the mediocre, then anarchists are always enemies of society.

Enemies of Society. The Author Paul Johnson Paul Bede Johnson is an English journalist, historian, speechwriter and author. He was educated at the Jesuit independent school Stonyhurst [ ] More about Paul Johnson. ♥ Book Title: The Open Society and Its Enemies ♣ Name Author: Karl R.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Karl R. Popper. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Paul, Enemies of society. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, © (OCoLC) Document Type. In all probability probably the most mandatory books of the 20 th century, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising protection of liberal democracy and a robust assault on the psychological origins of totalitarianism.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Paul, Enemies of society. New York: Atheneum, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Ad Infinitum Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # X1 Title Enemies Of Society Author JOHNSON, PAUL Book condition Used - Hardcover, no dustjacket.

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Enemies of Society by Paul Johnson starting at $ Enemies of Society has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace./p> One of the most important books of the twentieth century, The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democracy and a powerful attack on the intellectual origins of totalitarianism.

An immediate sensation when it was first published, Karl Popper’s monumental achievement has attained legendary status on both the Left and Right. The Open Society and its Enemies. By Karl Popper.

Reviewed by Roy A. Childs, Jr. / Princeton University Press, / 2 volumes, $ ea. pb, $10 ea. hc. This work is undeniably a classic. Karl Popper decided to write it in Marchon the day he received news that the Nazis had invaded Austria, and finished it in