Divided Knowledge: Across Disciplines, Across Cultures / Edition 1

Divided Knowledge: Across Disciplines, Across Cultures / Edition 1

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Divided Knowledge: Across Disciplines, Across Cultures / Edition 1

Divided Knowledge presents nine of the keynote papers prepared for the historic Beijing Symposium sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

In this collection the disciplines of sociology, political science, philosophy, literary theory and history are included as well as the interdisciplinary fields of public policy, area studies and business management. The articles, as well as addressing the need for renewed scholarship in areas (political science and sociology) previously forbidden in China, represent the predominant themes of the Symposium: the fragmentations of fields of knowledge in the West and consequent efforts to integrate them for application to soci

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ISBN-13: 9780803940390
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/31/1991
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

The Division, Integration and Transfer of Knowledge - David Easton
Political Science in the United States - David Easton
Past and Present
The Many Faces of American Sociology - Ralph H Turner
A Discipline in Search of Identity
How (and What) are Historians Doing - Charles Tilly
The Role of Theory in the Development of Literary Studies in the United States - J Hillis Miller
Contemporary Philosophy in the United States - John R Searle
Blurring the Disciplinary Boundaries - Richard D Lambert
Area Studies in the United States
The Shaping of Business Management Thought - Earl F Cheit
A New Framework for Integration - Joel L Fleishman
Policy Analysis and Public Management

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