Beyond the Enlightenment: Lives and Thoughts of Social Theorists / Edition 1

Beyond the Enlightenment: Lives and Thoughts of Social Theorists / Edition 1

by Roger A. Salerno
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275977250

ISBN-13: 9780275977252

Pub. Date: 07/30/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Looks at 38 of the most influential post-Enlightenment thinkers and examines their thoughts on race, gender, capitalism, culture, language, the psyche and more.  See more details below

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Looks at 38 of the most influential post-Enlightenment thinkers and examines their thoughts on race, gender, capitalism, culture, language, the psyche and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275977252
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
424,963
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

1The Enlightenment and beyond1
2Georg Hegel : foundations of modern social thought9
3Auguste Comte : the origins of modern European sociology17
4Herbert Spencer : survival of the fittest27
5Harriet Martineau : feminist sociologist35
6Karl Marx : capitalism and human exploitation43
7Emily Durkheim : the eclipse of community51
8Max Weber : reason and bureaucracy59
9Sigmund Freud : the unconscious civilization67
10Friedrich Nietzsche : the will to power77
11Georg Simmel : sociologist as outsider85
12W. E. B. Du Bois : double consciousness and race91
13Antonio Gramsci : critique of hegemonic capitalism99
14The Frankfurt School : Horkheimer and Adorno105
15Herbert Marcuse : eros and liberation113
16Walter Benjamin : art and modernity117
17Norbert Elias : the civilizing process123
18Simon de Beauvoir : otherness131
19Hannah Arendt : banality of reason139
20Claude Levi-Strauss : structural anthropology147
21Frantz Fanon : race and postcolonialism153
22Structuralism and beyond : Derrida, Lacan, and Foucault161
23Talcott Parsons : the systems society175
24Erving Goffman : the drama of the self181
25Feminist social theory : Chodorow, Butler, and Hooks187
26Postmodernism : Baudrillard, Haraway, and Bauman197
27Jurgen Habermans : communicative action211
28Pierre Bourdieu : Habitus217
29Anthony Giddens : structuration theory223

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