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Author Silverman, David, 1943-

Title Reading Castaneda : a prologue to the social sciences / David Silverman
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 113 pages)
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents 1. Reading Castaneda -- 2. Description -- 3. Method/rule -- 4. Truth -- 5. Reading : the production of sense
Summary Carlos Castaneda's accounts of his meeting with the Yaqui Indian magician Don Juan are well known to sociologists both in Britain and in America. Using material largely from Castaneda's The Teachings of Don Juan, David Silverman here seeks to introduce the student of Sociology to some of the central epistemological concerns of social science. First published in 1975, the title assumes no previous knowledge of Castaneda but instead uses his work as a springboard to wider issues, in particular making sense of our reality and understanding each other by using language and communication. This is an interesting reissue, which will be of particular value to students of the sociology of language and communication, as well as Communication Studies more generally
Notes "First published in 1975 by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 112-113)
Notes David Silverman
Subject Juan, Don, 1891-1973.
Castaneda, Carlos, 1931-1998.
Juan, Don, 1891-1973.
Castaneda, Carlos, 1931-1998.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Knowledge, Sociology of.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
Sociology -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
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