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The Bourdieu paradigm : the origins and evolution of an intellectual social project

Author: Derek Robbins
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019. ©2019
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Analysing the work of Schutz, Gurwitsch, Merleau-Ponty and Bourdieu, this book considers the historical development of competing philosophies of social science. It examines the relations between phenomenology, Gestalt psychology and empirical social science in the first half of the twentieth century and then explores the way in which Bourdieu responded to this legacy by advocating a form of reflexive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robbins, Derek.
Bourdieu paradigm.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019
Named Person: Pierre Bourdieu; Pierre Bourdieu; Pierre Bourdieu
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Robbins
ISBN: 9781526127709 1526127709 9781526127716 1526127717 9781526146755 1526146754
OCLC Number: 1108872075
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front matter; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I: Origins; Schutz in Vienna, 1899-1938; Gurwitsch in Germany and France, 1901-38; Schutz and Gurwitsch in America, 1940-80; Maurice Merleau-Ponty, 1908-61; II: Pierre Bourdieu. Evolution of an intellectual social project; The 1950s; The 1960s; The 1970s; The 1980s; The 1990s; Postscript; References; Index
Responsibility: Derek Robbins.


The book discusses relations between philosophy and empirical social sciences through detailed analyses of the work of Schutz, Gurwitsch and Merleau-Ponty, and then explores the development of  Read more...


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