- Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies,
- Rousseau's The Social Contract,
- Bronislaw Malinowski, Argonauts of the Western Pacific,
- Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture, and
- Mark Notturno, Science and the Open Society.
philosophy, in which community is seen as a dynamic environment in which individuals are refined through the juxtaposition of different ideas and values, (As opposed to a collective construct of the individuals themselves), and a
political ideology, which many of the above philosophers are currently trying to distance themselves from according to wikipedia.
Firestone & McElroy's work on the Open Enterprise revolves around some of these principles via Popper's philosophy of critical rationalism and - it seems to me - a kind of indeterminist pragmatism that values things based on the probability of their usefulness.