The Resource The Scope of Understanding in Sociology (RLE Social Theory)

The Scope of Understanding in Sociology (RLE Social Theory)

Label
The Scope of Understanding in Sociology (RLE Social Theory)
Title
The Scope of Understanding in Sociology (RLE Social Theory)
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In their efforts to emulate the methodology which had proved so successful in the natural sciences, the social sciences - including sociology - have not yet faced the question as to what constitutes understanding in their area with sufficient seriousness. This book asks again: what does understanding denote in an area where man tries to understand man, where self-understanding is involved, where new understanding immediately becomes part of that which is to be understood? What can we know and what is the use and limitation of knowledge in sociology? When are we conscious that we know and un
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
301.01
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM24 .P44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Library Editions: Social Theory
Label
The Scope of Understanding in Sociology (RLE Social Theory)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 The problem poses itself; Weber; Freud; Post-Freudian contributions; 2 Philosophical background; Notes on literature; Notes on music; 3 Diverse approaches to the problem of understanding; Prelude: myth, a tentative and provisional definition; A Positivism and scientism; B The natural versus the social sciences; C Value, value-freedom and objectivity; D Dialectics and negative dialectics; E History, dialectics of the individual and society
  • F Meaning and significanceG Subjective, objective; H Causality; I Sein and Seiendes; 4 A particular instance of sociological understanding and the snares of causal thinking; A change of social consciousness Causes?; 5 Contemplation and manipulation; Instances of contemplative insights; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn887509938
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317648444
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34638192
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)887509938
  • ebl1317648447

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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