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Title Reconstructing social theory, history and practice / edited by Harry F. Dahms, Eric R. Lybeck
Edition First edition
Published [Bingley] : Emerald, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Series Current perspectives in social theory ; volume 35
Current perspectives in social theory ; volume 35.
Contents The birth of the true, good, and the beautiful: towards an investigation of the structures of social thought / John Levi Martin -- The concept of normative reconstruction: Honneth, Hegel, and the aims of critical social threory / Andrew Buchwalter -- Euporia: on the limits, horizons and possibilities of critique (or: on reconstruction) / Raymond Aaron Younis -- Reconstructing the self: a Goffmanian perspective / Simon Susen -- Weber and Levinas on modernity and the problem of suffering: reconstructing social theory as ethically framed rather than epistemologically framed / Stan J. Knapp -- Rowan Williams and Hans-Georg Gadamer Contra Jürgen Habermas: rethinking the problem of religion for liberals as a problem of dialogue / Justin Cruickshank -- Theoretical reconstruction for welfare state democracy: 'third way' sociology and the art of the possible / E. Stina Lyon -- Reconstructive science and the European Constitution: Habermas, citizenship, and the tension between facts and norms / William Outhwaite -- Turning the circle: considerations of "the postmodern turn" à la Simon Susen / Lawrence Hazelrigg
Summary Taken from papers presented at the 2015 International Social Theory Consortium (ISTC), this volume focusses on "Reconstruction", dedicated to taking account of and interrogating the possibility of picking up the pieces
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 1, 2017)
Subject Social sciences -- Philosophy -- Congresses
Sociology -- Congresses
Social theory.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Reference.
Social sciences -- Philosophy
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Dahms, Harry F., editor.
Lybeck, Eric Royal, editor.
ISBN 9781786354693