Sociology: Inquiries into the Construction of Social Forms (2 vols.)

Sociology: Inquiries into the Construction of Social Forms (2 vols.)

by Georg Simmel
     
 

Georg Simmel developed a "form" method for the newly revived field of sociology, drawing on the subjectivity/objectivity dialectic. While his book's organization differs from that of contemporary texts, his method remains implicit in the field to this day.

Overview

Georg Simmel developed a "form" method for the newly revived field of sociology, drawing on the subjectivity/objectivity dialectic. While his book's organization differs from that of contemporary texts, his method remains implicit in the field to this day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004173217
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/23/2009
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Georg Simmel (1858-1918) earned the doctorate in Berlin (1881) and was widely recognized as an innovative contributor to philosophy, aesthetics, and social science, but as an academic outsider. He had a formative impact on sociology through his writings and students.

Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. Notre Dame), Professor of Sociology at Tennessee State University, has authored many works in the history of sociology, sociological theory, and the sociology of religion. His most recently edited volume is American Sociology of Religion: Histories.

Anton K. Jacobs (Ph.D. Notre Dame), Lecturer in philosophy at the Kansas City Art Institute, has published articles in the sociology of religion, the political imagination in literature, and urban history; currently writing a text in the philosophy of religion.

Mathew Kanjirathinkal (Ph.D. Notre Dame), Professor of Sociology at Park University, has published extensively in sociology, cultural studies, feminism, and postmodern politics; currently writing a book on postcolonial theory.

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