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Author Ballantyne, Glenda.

Title Creativity and critique : subjectivity and agency in Touraine and Ricoeur / by Glenda Ballantyne
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxx, 213 pages)
Series Social and critical theory ; v. 4
Social and critical theory ; v. 4
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One Proto-hermeneutics; Chapter Two The Actor as Subject; Chapter Three Horizons of Modernity; Chapter Four Critical Hermeneutics; Chapter Five The Subject as Actor; Chapter Six Paradoxes of Democracy; Bibliography; Index
Summary Constructing a dialogue between the social theory of Alain Touraine and the philosophy of Paul Ricoeur, this work locates the wellsprings of the renewed intepretative powers of Touraine's sociology of the subject and critique of modernity in an implicit and unfinished, but unmistakable 'hermeneutical turn'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ricœur, Paul.
Touraine, Alain.
Critical theory.
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007036701
ISBN 9004157794 (alk. paper)
9047422457 (electronic bk.)
9789004157798 (alk. paper)
9789047422457 (electronic bk.)