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By Philip Walsh

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ISBN-13: 9781138702233

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ISBN-13: 9781409438632

Hannah Arendt is this present day generally looked this day as a political theorist, who sought to rescue politics from society, and political thought from the social sciences. yet this view has had the impact of distracting recognition from lots of Arendt's most crucial insights in regards to the structure of society, and the importance of its 'science', sociology. Arendt Contra Sociology re-assesses the connection among Arendt's paintings and the theoretical foundations of sociology, bringing her insights to endure on a few key topics inside of modern theoretical sociology. Re-reading Arendt's differences among labour, fabrication and motion as a thought of the basic ontology of human societies, this ebook assesses her feedback of the tendency of many sociological paradigms to conflate the job of fabrication with that of motion. It re-examines Arendt's realizing of significant parts of study inside of modern theoretical sociology - together with the which means of strength, the trajectory of contemporary technology, the increase of consumerism and the matter of reflexivity. This quantity deals a entire reconstruction of Arendt's idea, uncovering its refutation of, or latent contribution to, key sociological techniques. it is going to be of curiosity to sociologists, social and political theorists and philosophers of social science.

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