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Author: Gottfried Seebass; Raimo Tuomela
Publisher: Dordrecht : D. Reidel, ©1985.
Series: Theory and decision library, v. 43.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The papers contained in this volume are based on the contributions to an international, interdisciplinary Symposium entitled 'Analytical and Sociologi- cal Action Theories' which took place in Berlin  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gottfried Seebass; Raimo Tuomela
ISBN: 9027718717 9789027718716
OCLC Number: 299412391
Notes: Articles provenant d'un symposium intitule "Analytical and sociological action theories", tenu a Berlin Ouest du 1er au 3 sept. 1982.
Description: xx, 302 p.
Contents: I.- Analytical Action Theory: Breakthroughs and Deadlocks.- One Action - Two Theories? Comments on I. Thalberg.- The Contradictory Aims of Action Theory. Comments on I. Thalberg.- II.- The Concept of `Action' in Sociological Analysis.- Comments on Jonathan H. Turner, `The Concept of "Action" in Sociological Analysis'.- Action, and Social Action. Comments on J. H. Turner.- III.- Social Action.- Analytical Action Theory as a Conceptual Basis of Social Science. Comments on Raimo Tuomela's Paper `Social Action'.- We-Intentions and Process-Oriented Problems of Social Action. Comments on Raimo Tuomela's Paper `Social Action'.- Reply to Seebass and Miller.- IV.- Remarks on the Concept of Communicative Action.- Habermas on Communicative Action.- Understanding as an Aim and Aims of Understanding. Comments on Jurgen Habermas.- Critique of Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action.- V.- Max Weber's Distinction Between Means-End Rationality and Value-Rationality - Rationale, Scope, Difficulties.- Value-Rationality and the Distinction Between Goal-Oriented and Value-Oriented Behavior in Weber.- Value-Rationality in Weber. Comments on Johannes Weiss: `Max Weber's Distinction Between Means-End Rationality and Value-Rationality - Rationale, Scope, Difficulties'.- VI.- Rationality and Valuation.- Epistemology and the Rationality of Beliefs and Valuations. Comments on Audi.- Rationality in the Light of the Epistemological Analogy. Comments on Robert Audi's `Rationality and Valuation'.- Reply to Dobert and Vossenkuhl.- Index of Names.
Series Title: Theory and decision library, v. 43.
Responsibility: edited by Gottfried Seebass and Raimo Tuomela.


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