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Spectacles and Predicaments Essays in Social Theory

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ISBN-10: 0521424348

ISBN-13: 9780521424349

Edition: 1991

Authors: Ernest Gellner, I. C. Jarvie, J. Agassi

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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/19/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Editorial preface
Understanding Humanity
The absolute in braces
Ethnomethodology: the re-enchantment industry or the Californian way of subjectivity
A Wittgensteinian philosophy of (or against) the Social sciences
Period piece
Chomsky
Notes towards a theory of ideology
The Cognitive Predicament
Options of belief
The pure enquirer
An ethic of cognition
Beyond truth and falsehood, or no method in my madness
The last pragmatist, or the behaviourist Platonist
Pragmatism and the important of being earnest
The Political Predicament
Nationalism, or the new confessions of a justified Edinburgh sinner
A social contract in search of an idiom: the demise of the Danegeld state
The withering away of the dentistry state
From the Revolution to liberalisation
Plaidoyer pur une lib�(c)ralisation manqu�(c)e
Gone and gone forever
The Kathmandu option
Sources
Bibliography of Gellner, 1972-78
Indexes.