Rethinking Durkheim and his Tradition (Hardback)Warren Schmaus (author)
- We can order this
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 16 mm
"Warren Schmaus has offered a compelling and sophisticated reinterpretation of Emile Durkheim's sociology of knowledge in the context of the eclectic spiritualist philosophical tradition dominant during the Third French Republic." Walt Bower, University of Kentucky, Journal of the History of Philosophy
"Schmaus has accomplished a considerable feat. He has made an important contribution to the history of Kantian thought, demonstrating that the most persuasive accounts of his thought are out of sync, as it were, with his historical reception. Through a close study of often neglected French philosophers, Schmaus has explained the centrality of the derivation of causality from willed effort to nineteenth-century French thought, and presented convincing evidence that this tradition shaped Durkheim's view of the categories in The Elementary Forms. He also offers a thoughtful critique of social constructionism. Schmaus's work should remind intellectual historians of all that they have to learn from philosophers--especially those, like Schmaus, who grapple with history." - Michael C. Behrent, Denison University, H-NET
You may also be interested in...
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?