Vidyaruchi considers the limitations of Popper’s political thought, and argues that the liberalism that he espoused needs a framework of higher values such as is found in Buddhism.
In this interview – the first in the new series Books Worth Reading – Ratnaguna interviews Jñanavaca on The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist, and finds out why he thinks it is a book well worth reading.
An account of Popper’s thinking on politics, including his critique of ‘historicism’, his demolition of Marxism, and his own theory of how to bring about social change.
Karl Popper is arguably one of the foremost philosophers of the 20th century. Here, Vidyaruchi considers his theory of scientific method, and attempts to formulate a Buddhist response.