Conspicuous criticism : tradition, the individual, and culture in modern American social thought (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Conspicuous criticism : tradition, the individual, and culture in modern American social thought

Author: Christopher Shannon
Publisher: Scranton, Pa. : University of Scranton Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Offers an indictment of the forces that isolate the individual in a capitalist society and counters more than a century of efforts by intellectuals to displace tradition in favor of a humanism that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Shannon
ISBN: 1589661192 9781589661196
OCLC Number: 945367273
Notes: Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
Description: xiii, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Shannon.

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"I think it both timely and important that someone so bright is writing a critique of American social science from within the tradition of Alasdair MacIntyre. It is a perspective that needs hearing, Read more...

 
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