The Poverty of Historicism

Popper defines historicism as: “an approach to the social sciences which assumes that historical prediction is their principal aim…” Popper had a Nationalist / racial opposition to Marxism which colours his views. It is difficult to know whether he really believed in the alternative theories of history he espoused or whether they are an attempt to discredit prevailing Marxist theory. First edition of an important book nonetheless. Scarce