History and Theory After the Fall: An Essay on Interpretation

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In this ambitious work, Fred Weinstein confronts the obstacles that have increasingly frustrated our attempts to explain social and historical reality. Traditionally, we have relied on history and social theory to describe the ways people understand the world they live in. But the ordering explanations we have always used derived from the classical social theories originally forged by Marx, Tocqueville, Weber, Durkheim, Freud have collapsed. In the wake of this collapse or "fall," the rival claims of fiction, ...

History and Theory After the Fall: An Essay on Interpretation 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226886060

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