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Phenomenological sociology : insight and experience in modern society / Harvie Ferguson.

By: Ferguson, Harvie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered). Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage, 2006Description: 235 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0761959866 (cased); 0761959874 (pbk.); 9780761959861; 9780761959878.Subject(s): Phenomenological sociologyDDC classification: 301 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction: Phenomenology sociology -- Pt. I: Explications. Astonishment: the birth and rebirth of the phenomenal ; Insight: Edmund Husserl's clarification of experience ; Variation: method and theme in the development of phenomenology ; Dialogue: phenomenology in social theory -- Pt. II: Implications. Experience: historical sociology of the natural attitude ; Equivocations: modern trinitarian conundrums ; Society: sociological reductions ; Indifference: towards contemporary inexperience -- Conclusion: Phenomenological sociology.
Summary: Summary: Argues that phenomenology was the most significant and influential philosophy to emerge in the twentieth century. The social character of phenomenology is explored in its relation to the concern in twentieth century sociology with questions of modern experience. This book opens up a series of new questions for contemporary social theory.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Introduction: Phenomenology sociology --
Pt. I: Explications. Astonishment: the birth and rebirth of the phenomenal ; Insight: Edmund Husserl's clarification of experience ; Variation: method and theme in the development of phenomenology ; Dialogue: phenomenology in social theory --
Pt. II: Implications. Experience: historical sociology of the natural attitude ; Equivocations: modern trinitarian conundrums ; Society: sociological reductions ; Indifference: towards contemporary inexperience --
Conclusion: Phenomenological sociology.

Summary:
Argues that phenomenology was the most significant and influential philosophy to emerge in the twentieth century. The social character of phenomenology is explored in its relation to the concern in twentieth century sociology with questions of modern experience. This book opens up a series of new questions for contemporary social theory.

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