By Frédéric Vandenberghe
A Philosophical historical past of German Sociology provides a scientific reconstruction of serious concept, from the founding fathers of sociology (Marx, Simmel, Weber) through Lukács to the Frankfurt college (Horkheimer, Adorno, Habermas). via a close research of the theories of alienation, rationalisation and reification, it investigates the metatheoretical presuppositions of a severe conception of the current that not just highlights the truth of domination, yet can also be capable of spotlight the probabilities of emancipation.
Although no longer written as a textbook, its transparent and cogent creation to a few of the most theories of sociology make this booklet a beneficial source for undergraduates and postgraduates alike. the next in-depth research of theories of alienation and reification supply crucial fabric for any critique of the dehumanizing trends of today’s worldwide world.
Recently translated into English from the unique French for the 1st time, this article showcases Vandenberghe's mastery of the German, French and English faculties of sociology examine. the result's a major and difficult textual content that's crucial analyzing for sociology scholars of all levels.
Frédéric Vandenberghe is a Sociology professor and researcher at Iuperj (Instituto Universitário de Pesquisas do Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His writings on a wide diversity of sociological themes were released as books and articles world wide.
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A Philosophical History of German Sociology (Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)) by Frédéric Vandenberghe