The “Great Society” and the “Open Society”: Liberalism in Hayek and Popper

  title={The “Great Society” and the “Open Society”: Liberalism in Hayek and Popper},
  author={Richard Henry Vernon},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Political Science},
  pages={261 - 276}
  • R. Vernon
  • Published 1 June 1976
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Journal of Political Science
Hayek soutient que le libéralisme de sa « Grande Société » correspond aux conceptions mises de l'avant par Popper dans The Open Society and Its Enemies. Par ailleurs, Popper prétend voir une affinité entre sa propre pensée et divers travaux qui se situent dans la même tradition que celle à laquelle appartient Hayek. Il appert cependant que les choses sont plus complexes qu'elles n'apparaissent à première vue car la « Grande Société » et la « Société ouverte » représentent des courants distincts… 
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