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The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory

1st Edition

Edited by Karin Knorr Cetina, Theodore R. Schatzki, Eike von Savigny


256 pages

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Paperback: 9780415228145
pub: 2000-12-07
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This book provides an exciting and diverse philosophical exploration of the role of practice and practices in human activity. It contains original essays and critiques of this philosophical and sociological attempt to move beyond current problematic ways of thinking in the humanities and social sciences. It will be useful across many disciplines, including philosophy, sociology, science, cultural theory, history and anthropology.


'Some of the chapters in the book contribute to a fairly advanced theoretical and philosophical discussion.' - Scandinavian Journal of Managment

About the Editors

Theodore R. Schatzki is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. Karin Knorr-Cetina is Professor of Sociology and Eike von Savigny is Professor of Philosophy, both at the University of Bielefield, Germany.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General