Pascalian Meditations / Edition 1

Pascalian Meditations / Edition 1

by Pierre Bourdieu et al.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804733325

ISBN-13: 9780804733328

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Stanford University Press

Bourdieu (sociology, Collége de France) attempts to make explicit the presuppositions entailed by the situation of skholé, time freed from the urgencies of the world that allows a free and liberated relation to those urgencies and to the world. The result is a critique of scholastic reasoning. Méditations Pascaliennes was published…  See more details below

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Bourdieu (sociology, Collége de France) attempts to make explicit the presuppositions entailed by the situation of skholé, time freed from the urgencies of the world that allows a free and liberated relation to those urgencies and to the world. The result is a critique of scholastic reasoning. Méditations Pascaliennes was published by Editions du Seuil in 1997. No information is provided about Nice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804733328
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Critique of Scholastic Reason9
Implication and the implicit9
The ambiguity of the scholastic disposition12
The genesis of the scholastic disposition16
The great repression17
The scholastic point of honour25
Radical doubt radicalized28
Postscript 1Impersonal Confessions33
Postscript 2Forgetting History43
2The Three Forms of Scholastic Fallacy49
Scholastic epistemocentrism50
Practical logics54
The scholastic barrier57
Digression: A critique of my critics60
Moralism as egoistic universalism65
The impure conditions of a pure pleasure73
The ambiguity of reason77
Digression: A `habitual' limit to `pure' though81
The supreme form of symbolic violence83
Postscript: How to Read an Author85
3The Historicity of Reason93
Violence and law94
Nomos and illusio96
Digression: Common sense97
Instituted points of view99
Digression: Differentiation of powers and circuits of legitimation102
A rationalist historicism106
The dual face of scientific reason109
Censorship of the field and scientific sublimation111
The anamnesis of origin115
Reflexivity and twofold historicization118
The universality of strategies of universalization122
4Bodily Knowledge128
Analysis situs131
The social space134
Comprehension135
Digression on scholastic blindness137
Habitus and incorporation138
A logic in action142
Coincidence146
The encounter of two histories150
The dialectic of positions and dispositions155
Mismatches, discordance and misfirings159
5Symbolic Violence and Political Struggles164
Libido and illusio164
Bodily constraint168
Symbolic power172
Twofold naturalization and its effects179
Practical sense and political labour182
The twofold truth188
Case study 1The twofold truth of the gift191
Case study 2The twofold truth of labour202
6Social Being, Time and the Sense of Existence206
The presence of the forth-coming208
`The order of successions'213
The relationship between expectations and chances216
Digression: Still more scholastic abstractions218
A social experiment on time and power221
The plurality of times224
Time and power227
Back to the relationship between expectations and chances231
A margin of freedom234
The question of justification237
Symbolic capital240
Subject Index246
Name Index253

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