Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis (Google eBoek)

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 16 sep. 2011 - 320 pagina's
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Drawing freely and expertly from Continental and analytic traditions, Richard Bernstein examines a number of debates and controversies exemplified in the works of Gadamer, Habermas, Rorty, and Arendt. He argues that a "new conversation" is emerging about human rationality—a new understanding that emphasizes its practical character and has important ramifications both for thought and action.

  

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This book is about the possibilities of objective knowledge today in the sciences and in society. Bernstein encapsulates complex philosophical contributions by Gadamer, Habermas and a number of more ... Volledige recensie lezen

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What's the best way to navigate between and beyond the Scylla of objectivism and the Charybdis of relativism? The author has assembled a fine crew of Kuhn, Gadamer, and Arendt to show you the ropes ... Volledige recensie lezen

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AN OVERVIEW
1
PART TWO SCIENCE RATIONALITY AND INCOMMENSURABILITY
51
PART THREE FROM HERMENEUTICS TO PRAXIS
109
PART FOUR PRAXIS PRACTICAL DISCOURSE AND JUDGMENT
171
Notes
233
A Letter by Professor HansGeorg Gadamer
261
Bibliography
267
Subject Index
277
Index of Names
282
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Over de auteur (2011)

Richard J. Bernstein is Vera List Professor, Graduate Faculty, at the New School for Social Research and Chair of the Department of Philosophy. He is the author of numerous books, including these also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press: The Restructuring of Social and Political Theory and Praxis and Action: Contemporary Philosophies of Human Activity.

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