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From the works of Durkheim and Simmel, Margaret Gilbert develops a theory of social phenomena that lies at the heart of all human interaction. This is a serious and highly original work, breaking new ground in sociological thought. This book should be of interest to advanced students of philosophy and social sciences.
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Are social groups real in any sense that is independent of the thoughts, actions, and beliefs of the individuals making up the group? Using methods of philosophy to examine such longstanding sociological questions, Margaret Gilbert gives a general characterization of the core phenomena at issue in the domain of human social life.Review:
"In this rich and rewarding work, Margaret Gilbert provides a novel and detailed account of our everyday concepts of social collectivity. In so doing she makes a seminal contribution to ... some vexed issues in the philosophy of social science.... [An] intellectually pioneering work."--Social Epistemology
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Book Description Routledge, 1989. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP105138214
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Book Description Routledge, 1989. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP95381669