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The calling of social thought : rediscovering the work of Edward Shils

Author: Christopher Adair-Toteff; Stephen Park Turner
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2019.
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Edward Shils was a major intellectual and social thinker of the mid-twentieth century. This collection captures the major facets the thought of this complex and controversial figure. -- .


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Named Person: Edward Albert Shils
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Adair-Toteff; Stephen Park Turner
ISBN: 9781526120069 1526120062 9781526120076 1526120070
OCLC Number: 1122852838
Description: 1 v. (xi, 270 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: discovering and rediscovering Shils - Stephen P. Turner 1 The philosophical anthropology of Edward Shils - Steven Grosby2 The sociologist as human scientist: the meaning of Shils - Thomas Schneider3 The recovery of tradition - Lenore T. Ealy4 Edward Shils and Michael Polanyi: the terms of engagement - Phil Mullins 5 Shils, Mannheim, and ideology - Christopher Adair-Toteff6 Shils and Oakeshott - Efraim Podoksik7 Edward Shils on pluralism and civility - Richard Boyd8 Nations, nationality and civil society in the work of Edward Shils - Peter Mentzel9 Shils and the intellectuals - Jeff Pooley10 Edward Shils and his Portraits - Bryan Turner11 Edward Shils: defender of the traditional university - Philip G. Altbach12 Concluding comments: Edward Shils-The 'Outsider' - Christopher Adair-ToteffAppendix: Bibliography of the published works of Professor Edward Shils - C. C. Schnusenberg and G. B. NeavillIndex -- .
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Adair-Toteff and Stephen Turner.
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'For discoverers looking for impulses and inspiration The Calling of Social Thought is a treasure trove and surely worth reading.'Society -- .

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