This book explores recent developments in the sociology of knowledge and highlights the shift away from traditional - particularly Cartesian - conceptions of person, mind and social behaviour. The author argues that a new "epistemic" sociology has emerged in which the central focus is the social construction of the intelligibility of phenomena, in everyday practical affairs as well as within the conduct of scientific inquiry. This approach is documented with lucid examples, and is shown to make possible a radical rethinking ...

Mind in Action 1989, Humanities Press Intl

ISBN-13: 9780391036567

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Mind in Action 1989, Humanities Press Intl

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Mind in Action 1989, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745604749

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