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The spirit of Luc Boltanski : essays on the 'Pragmatic sociology of critique'

Author: Simon Susen; Bryan S Turner
Publisher: London : Anthem Press, 2014.
Series: Key issues in modern sociology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the relevance of Luc Boltanski's 'pragmatic sociology of critique' to central issues in contemporary social and political analysis? In seeking to respond to this question, this book contains critical commentaries from prominent social theorists attempting to map out the influence and broad scope of Boltanski's oeuvre.
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Named Person: Luc Boltanski; Luc Boltanski
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Susen; Bryan S Turner
ISBN: 9781783082971 1783082976 9781783082964 1783082968
OCLC Number: 1117783703
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 851 pages) : PDF file(s).
Contents: <P><span>Preface (Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner); Luc Boltanski: His Life and Work --
An Overview (Simon Susen); Three Theories of Justice: Preliminary Reflections (Bryan S. Turner); The Spirit of Luc Boltanski: Chapter Outline (Simon Susen); 1. Figures of Descent from Classical Sociological Theory: Luc Boltanski (Bridget Fowler); 2. Did You Say 'Pragmatic'? Luc Boltanski's Sociology from a Pragmatist Perspective (Louis Quéré and Cédric Terzi); 3. Why (Not) Pragmatism? (Tanja Bogusz); 4. The Moral Idealism of Ordinary People as a Sociological Challenge: Reflections on the French Reception of Luc Boltanski and Laurent Thévenot's 'On Justification' (Cyril Lemieux); 5. Is There Such a Thing as a 'Pragmatic Sociology of Critique'? Reflections on Luc Boltanski's 'On Critique' (Simon Susen); 6. Strengths and Limitations of Luc Boltanski's 'On Critique' (Rob Stones); 7. A Renewal of Social Theory That Remains Necessary: The Sociology of Critical Capacity Twenty Years After (Peter Wagner); 8. Enlarging Conceptions of Testing Moments and Critical Theory: 'Economies of Worth', 'On Critique', and 'Sociology of Engagements' (Laurent Thévenot; Translated by Amy Jacobs); 9. Pierre Bourdieu and the Early Luc Boltanski (1960-1975): Collective Ethos and Individual Difference (Derek Robbins); 10. Beyond Pragmatic Sociology: A Theoretical Compromise between 'Critical Sociology' and the 'Pragmatic Sociology of Critique' (Mohamed Nachi); 11. Towards a Dialogue Between Pierre Bourdieu's 'Critical Sociology' and Luc Boltanski's 'Pragmatic Sociology of Critique' (Simon Susen); 12. The Promise of Pragmatic Sociology, Human Rights, and the State (Kate Nash); 13. 'The Political' in the 'Pragmatic Sociology of Critique': Reading Boltanski with Lefort and Castoriadis (Paul Blokker); 14. Axel Honneth and Luc Boltanski at the Epicentre of Politics (Mauro Basaure); 15. 'The Civil Sphere' and 'On Justification': Two Models of Public Culture (Irène Eulriet); 16. Luc Boltanski in Euroland (William Outhwaite and David Spence); 17. Reflections on the Indignation of the Disprivileged and the Underprivileged (Bryan S. Turner); 18. Arranging the Irreversible: The Female Condition and Contradiction (Bruno Karsenti; Translated by Peter Hamilton); 19. Luc Boltanski and the Gift: Beyond Love, beyond Suspicion...? (Ilana F. Silber); 20. The World of Worth in the Transhuman Condition: Prolegomena to a Proactionary Sociology (Steve Fuller); 21. Luc Boltanski and the Problem of Time: Notes towards a Pragmatic Sociology of the Future (Lisa Adkins); 22. An Introduction to '"Whatever Works": Political Philosophy and Sociology --
Luc Boltanski in Conversation with Craig Browne' (Craig Browne); 23. 'Whatever Works': Political Philosophy and Sociology --
Luc Boltanski in Conversation With Craig Browne (Luc Boltanski and Craig Browne); 24. Sociology of Critique or Critical Theory? Luc Boltanski and Axel Honneth in Conversation with Robin Celikates (Luc Boltanski, Axel Honneth, and Robin Celikates; Translated by Simon Susen); 25. The Fragility of Reality: Luc Boltanski in Conversation with Juliette Rennes and Simon Susen (Luc Boltanski, Juliette Rennes, and Simon Susen; Translated by Simon Susen); 26. Luc Boltanski and His Critics --
An Afterword (Simon Susen); Index of Names; Index of Subjects</span></p>
Series Title: Key issues in modern sociology
Responsibility: edited by Simon Susen and Bryan S. Turner.

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What is the relevance of Luc Boltanski's 'pragmatic sociology of critique' to central issues in contemporary social and political analysis? In seeking to respond to this question, this book contains critical commentaries from prominent social theorists attempting to map out the influence and broad scope of Boltanski's oeuvre.

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