Social philosophies of an age of crisis.

  • 345 Pages
  • 3.78 MB
  • English
Beacon Press , Boston
Sociology -- His
LC ClassificationsHM19 .S628
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 345 p.
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Open LibraryOL6072283M
LC Control Number50011732

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[Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin] "This book is an enlarged version of my Cole lectures on 'Recent Philosophies of History, ' presented in April,at the seventy-fifth anniversary of Vanderbilt University.".

SOCIAL PHILOSOPHIES OF AN AGE OF CRISIS: In conclusion, he finds them as creative as any other group of social and humanistic scholars of our age. Rigorous but rewarding reading, this should provide a fine introduction to the study of the works of the philosophers under dissection.

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In capsule form he summarizes the basic philosophies of those named above and others. He analyzes the points at which they agree or disagree. In conclusion, he finds them as creative as any other group of social and humanistic.

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book Totalitarianism by Hann. "An important book, a brilliant book, an exasperating book In The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America,the gifted essayist Mark Greif, who reveals himself to be also a skillful historian of ideas, charts the history of the 20th-century reckonings with the definition of 'man.'"—Leon Wieseltier, New York Times Book Review.

The book is an excellent 'Reader' covering every major paradigm in the social sciences, from critical theory to phenomenology. There are surprisingly few books which discuss the 'spectrum' of the social sciences in such concise terms and this is as good a selection and layout as any I Cited by: Book Reviews.

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You cannot just chop us up and measure how the neurons work. The person inside is more complex than a simple machine. Pitirim A. Sorokin. The Russian-American sociologist, social critic, and educator Pitirim A.

Sorokin () was a leading exponent of the importance of values and broad knowledge in an era dominated by science and power. Pitirim Sorokin was born in the village of Turya, Russia, on Jan.

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Biggs. Randall Collins traces the movement of philosophical thought in ancient Greece, China, Japan, India, the medieval Islamic and Jewish world, medieval Christendom, and modern Europe. What emerges from this history is a social theory of intellectual change, one that avoids both the reduction of ideas to the influences of society at large and the purely contingent local construction of meanings.

Social philosophy is the study of questions about social behavior and interpretations of society and social institutions in terms of ethical values rather than empirical relations. Social philosophers place new emphasis on understanding the social contexts for political, legal, moral, and cultural questions, and to the development of novel theoretical frameworks, from social ontology to care.

cannot be. The debate over the place of values in social science is part of the larger crisis of the social sciences. Interestingly, though, one finds little explicit recognition of the crisis in the social science work (as opposed to the commentary) published in the leading journals.

Perhaps the disciplinary elite and. BOOK REVIEWS The Crisis of Our Age. By PITIRIM A. SoROKIN. New York: Dutton & Co., Pp.with index. $ Dr. Sorokin, Professor of Sociology and Chairman of the Division of Sociology at Harvard University, gives us in this book a summary of his views on the world crisis and the remedies, good and bad, that have beenFile Size: KB.

In Search of an Alternative Sociology of Philosophy: Reinstating the Primacy of Value Theory in Light of Randall Collins's "Reflexivity and Embeddedness in the History of Ethical Philosophies".

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