• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge - Springer Series in Social Psychology (Paperback)
  • Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge - Springer Series in Social Psychology (Paperback)
zoom

Toward Transformation in Social Knowledge - Springer Series in Social Psychology (Paperback)

(author)
£76.50
Paperback 260 Pages / Published: 12/12/2012
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This century has been characterized by a strong and pervasive belief in "certainty through science. " It is a belief that has been nurtured by philosophers, scientists, and governing bodies alike. And, where vocal reassurance has failed to convince, modem technology has more than compensated. It has, in effect, been a century in at last to be making significant headway toward objective which humankind seemed and enduring truth. Yet, as the century winds toward its conclusion, this optimistic belief has begun to confront a challenging array of attacks. Widespread signals of concern are increasingly evident, and in the philosophy of science little but remnants remain of the bold rationale that once promised truth through method. One now senses a profound alteration taking place in both the concept of knowledge and of science-an alteration that may prove to be as significant as the Copernican revolution, the emergence of Darwinism, or the development of Freudian theory. As a result of the latter transformations, humans are no longer seen as the center of the universe, as essentially different from animals, or as fully conscious of the wellsprings of their activity. In the present case, however, we confront the loss of the human capacity for objective knowledge.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
ISBN: 9781461257080
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 427 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 198

You may also be interested in...

The Language of Kindness
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
The Organized Mind
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
How to Be Human
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
How to Change Your Mind
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
The 4 Pillar Plan
Added to basket
Notes on Nationalism
Added to basket
The Happy Brain
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
Talking with Female Serial Killers
Added to basket
The Idiot Brain
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Inner Level
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
Happy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Bullshit Jobs
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Other Minds
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Descent of Man
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.99
Paperback
Selfie
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Incurable Romantic
Added to basket
£18.99   £15.99
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.