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Fin de siècle social theory

relativism, reduction, and the problem of reason

by Jeffrey C. Alexander

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeffrey C. Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM24 .A4648 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 231 p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL781162M
    ISBN 101859849962, 1859840914
    LC Control Number95013065

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At the end of the nineteenth-century, the move towards new models of economic thought marked the transition from a marketplace centred around the fulfilment of ‘needs’ to. A major statement from one of the foremost legal theorists of our day, this book offers a penetrating look into the political nature of legal, and especially judicial, decision making.

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The Schenker Project Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna Nicholas Cook. This book interprets the music theory of Henrich Schenker () as part of a comprehensive project encompassing not just musical reform but social and political critique.

Degeneration (Entartung, ), is a book by Max Nordau which was published in two volumes. Within this work he attacks what he believed to be degenerate art and comments on the effects of a range of social phenomena of the period, such as rapid urbanization and its perceived effects on the human body.

Nordau believed degeneration should be diagnosed as Author: Max Nordau. Jeffrey C. Alexander Fin de Siècle Social Theory London: Verso,viii, pp.

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The first part of the book applies the theory of evolution to the human species, and the second looks at the role of sexual selection within the process of evolution.