In this work Norbert Elias rejects the traditional dichotomy of subjective versus objective. Instead the growth of knowledge and the sciences can be understood only as an aspect of overall human social development.

Involvement and Detachment 2007, University College Dublin Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781904558422

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Involvement and Detachment 1987, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780631126829

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