Intersubjectivity: The Fabric of Social Becoming

Intersubjectivity: The Fabric of Social Becoming

by Nick Crossley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803979037

ISBN-13: 9780803979031

Pub. Date: 06/06/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This clearly written and broad-ranging text introduces and explains the notion of intersubjectivity as a central concern of philosophy, sociology, psychology and politics. The main purpose of the book is to provide a coherent framework for this important concept against which the various and contrasting debates can be more clearly understood. Beyond this, Nick

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This clearly written and broad-ranging text introduces and explains the notion of intersubjectivity as a central concern of philosophy, sociology, psychology and politics. The main purpose of the book is to provide a coherent framework for this important concept against which the various and contrasting debates can be more clearly understood. Beyond this, Nick Crossley provides a critical discussion of intersubjectivity as an interdisciplinary concept to shed light on our understanding of selfhood, communication, citizenship, power and community.

The author traces the contributions of many key thinkers engaged within the intersubjectivist tradition, including Husserl, Buber, Koj[gr]eve, Merleau-Ponty, Mead, Wittgenstein, Sc

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803979031
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/06/1996
Series:
Philosophy and Social Criticism Series, #4
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface: A Book About Intersubjectivity
Acknowledgements
1Dimensions of Intersubjectivity1
2Subjectivity, Alterity and Between: On Radical Intersubjectivity24
3Imagination, Self and Other: On Egological Intersubjectivity49
4Concrete Intersubjectivity and the Lifeworld: On Alfred Schutz73
5System, Lifeworld and Communicative Action99
6Intersubjectivity and Power127
7Citizens of the Lifeworld150
Conclusion: The Fabric of Social Becoming173
Bibliography175
Index182

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