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Discourses on Liberation: An Anatomy of Critical Theory / Edition 1

Discourses on Liberation: An Anatomy of Critical Theory / Edition 1

by Kyung-Man Kim


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ISBN-13: 9781594511271
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Series: Great Barrington Books
Edition description: Paperback Listing on Books for Your Courses
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Kyung-Man Kim teaches at Sogang University in Seoul, Korea. He is author most recently of Explaining Scientific Consensus: The Case of Mendelian Genetics (1994) and Scientific Knowledge and Social Theory (2004).

Table of Contents

Foreword: Liberating Critical Talk Chapter 1: Introduction: Rethinking Theory and Practice Chapter 2: The Management of Temporality: Ethnomethodology as Historical/Theoretical Reconstruction of Practical Action Chapter 3: Can Bourdieu's Critical Theory Liberate Us from the Symbolic Violence? Chapter 4: Critical Theory Criticized: Giddens's Double Hermeneutic and the Problem of Language Game Change Chapter 5: On the Failure of Habermas's Hermeneutic Reconstructionism Chapter 6: Is Social Theory an Interactive Kind? Chapter 7: Richard Rorty's Critique of the Will to Power Chapter 8: Epilogue: To Whom Do the Critical Theorists Address Themselves?

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