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The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory





ISBN 9780415228145
Published January 6, 2001 by Routledge
256 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

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Biography

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.

Reviews

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