Phenomenology of the Social World

Phenomenology of the Social World

by Alfred Schutz, George Walsh, Frederick Lehnert
     
 

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This book contains a thoroughgoing analysis of the role of objectivity versus subjectivity in the social sciences and the nature of human action . It also presents a philosophical analysis of the nature of social science as such, and raises as well as answers the fundamental question of whether to and to what extent the social sciences can provide us with a genuine

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This book contains a thoroughgoing analysis of the role of objectivity versus subjectivity in the social sciences and the nature of human action . It also presents a philosophical analysis of the nature of social science as such, and raises as well as answers the fundamental question of whether to and to what extent the social sciences can provide us with a genuine understanding of human beings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810102279
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1967
Series:
Studies in Phenomenology and Existential
Pages:
255

Meet the Author

Alfred Schütz (13 April 1899, Vienna - 20 May 1959, New York City) was an Austrian social scientist, whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions to form a social phenomenology.

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