Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin on Karl Popper

I very much enjoyed David Berlinski’s discussion of the “stranglehold” that Karl Popper’s notion of falsifiability has had on the sciences. Indeed, one might venture to say that the inability of Popper’s criteria to handle, as Berlinski puts it, “some very, very simple sentences” is indicative of problems with Popper that stretch beyond the natural sciences.

To that end, I offer the wonderfully scathing assessment of the man at the hands of 

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