The Schutzian Theory Of The Cultural Sciences by Lester EmbreeThe Schutzian Theory Of The Cultural Sciences by Lester Embree

The Schutzian Theory Of The Cultural Sciences

byLester Embree

Paperback | October 9, 2016

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This work is devoted to developing as well as expounding the theory of the cultural sciences of the philosopher Alfred Schutz (1899-1959). Drawing on all of Schutz's seven volumes in English, the book shows how his philosophical theory consists of the reflective clarifications of the disciplinary definitions, basic concepts, and distinctive methods of particular cultural sciences as well as their species and genus. The book first expounds Schutz's own theories of economics, jurisprudence, political science, sociology, and psychology. It then extends his approach to other disciplines, offering new theories of archaeology, ethnology, and psychotherapy in his spirit in order to stimulate the development of Schutzian theories in these and other disciplines. The second part of the book contains complementary philosophical chapters devoted to culture, groups, ideal types, interdisciplinarity, meaning, relevance, social tension, and verification.
Lester Embree is a Constitutive Phenomenologist trained by Dorion Cairns and Aron Gurwitsch and author and editor of numerous works by them and also Alfred Schutz and specializing in the theory of the cultural sciences.
Title:The Schutzian Theory Of The Cultural SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:211 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:October 9, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319364030

ISBN - 13:9783319364032

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