The Return of grand theory in the human sciences (Book, 1990) []
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The Return of grand theory in the human sciences

The Return of grand theory in the human sciences

Author: Quentin Skinner
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Canto edView all editions and formats

The past quarter of a century has seen dramatic developments in social and political thought. These essays offer an indispensable introduction to some of the most influential amongst them.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Skinner
ISBN: 0521398339 9780521398336
OCLC Number: 21332530
Description: viii, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the return of Grand Theory / by Quentin Skinner --
Hans-Georg Gadamer / by William Outhwaite --
Jacques Derrida / by David Hoy --
Michel Foucault / by Mark Philp --
Thomas Kuhn / by Barry Barnes --
John Rawls / by Alan Ryan --
Jurgen Habermas / by Anthony Giddens --
Louis Althusser / by Susan James --
Claude Levi-Strauss / by James Boon --
The Annales historians / by Stuart Clark.
Responsibility: edited by Quentin Skinner.


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'... lucid and stimulating introduction ... a vivid panorama.' John Dunn, New Society 'All the essays are of a high quality, written by respected authorities. All are analytically sound and Read more...

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