Theorizing PRAXIS: Studies in Hermeneutical Pragmatism

Theorizing PRAXIS: Studies in Hermeneutical Pragmatism

by Paul Fairfield
     
 

Theorizing Praxis investigates the theory/practice relation in philosophy, particularly within the fields of hermeneutics, ethics, and the philosophy of education. In so doing, it uncovers important areas of common ground between hermeneutical and pragmatist philosophy. Paul Fairfield defends a «practice-immanent» method of theorizing, which is

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Theorizing Praxis investigates the theory/practice relation in philosophy, particularly within the fields of hermeneutics, ethics, and the philosophy of education. In so doing, it uncovers important areas of common ground between hermeneutical and pragmatist philosophy. Paul Fairfield defends a «practice-immanent» method of theorizing, which is indebted to both traditions and aims to explicitly articulate the spontaneously emergent constitutional dynamics of social practices rather than continue the project of transcendental theory construction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820449975
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
New Perspectives in Philosophical Scholarship Series
Pages:
184

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