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Beyond sociology : trans-civilizational dialogues and planetary conversations

Author: Ananta Kumar Giri
Publisher: [Singapore, Singapore] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Arguing that contemporary sociology suffers from what Ulrich Beck calls the Nato-like fire power of western sociology, it argues that sociology has to open itself to transcivilizational dialogues and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ananta Kumar Giri
ISBN: 9789811066405 981106640X
OCLC Number: 1002127983
Description: xvii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Beyond Sociology: An Introduction and an Invitation.- The Concept of Society: Beyond the Socio-Centric and Atman-Centric Predicament.- Beyond Sociology: Cultivating an Ontological Epistemology of Participation.- Deep Sociology.- Inferential Dialectics: On Dialectical Reasoning in Critical Social Science and the Sociocultural World.- Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action: From Discourse Ethics to Spiritual Transformations.- Beyond Sociology: Mysticism and Society.- Confucian Self-Transformation as an Alternative Sociology: Meaningful Action vs. Performance with Differential Profoundity.- Structure, Agency and Victimization: On the Ethics of Scientific Writing.- With and Beyond Plurality of Standpoints: Sociology and the Sadhana of Multi-Valued Logic and Living.
Responsibility: Ananta Kumar Giri, editor.


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