Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science

Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science

by David Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415111307

ISBN-13: 9780415111300

Pub. Date: 12/15/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The central argument of Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science is that Eurocentric blindness is not a moral but a scientific failing. In this wide-ranging critique of Western social science, Anglo-American philosophy and French theory, Williams works on the premise that Japan is the most important political system of our time. He explains why social

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The central argument of Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science is that Eurocentric blindness is not a moral but a scientific failing. In this wide-ranging critique of Western social science, Anglo-American philosophy and French theory, Williams works on the premise that Japan is the most important political system of our time. He explains why social scientists have been so keen to ignore or denigrate Japan's achievements. If social science is to meet the needs of the 'Pacific Century', it requires a sustained act of intellectual demolition and subsequent renewal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415111300
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/1995
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

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