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By George E. McCarthy

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Examines the impression of Aristotle and Kant at the nineteenth-century social thought of Marx, Durkheim, and Weber.

The classical origins of nineteenth-century social concept are illuminated during this sequel to the award-winning Classical Horizons: The Origins of Sociology in historical Greece. George E. McCarthy stresses the significance of Aristotle and Kant within the production of a brand new form of social technological know-how within the 19th century that represented a serious response to Enlightenment rationality and glossy liberalism. The seminal social theorists Marx, Durkheim, and Weber built-in Aristotle’s conception of ethical economic system and sensible knowledge (phronesis) with Kant’s idea of information and ethical autonomy. The ensuing social theories, uniquely supported through a view of sensible technology that wove jointly technology and ethics, proved instrumental to the advance of contemporary sociology and anthropology.

“The neatest thing approximately this ebook is what McCarthy has to assert concerning the origins of severe conception, in particular in Hume and Kant, and how during which he manages to merge—or ‘synthesize’, as he could say—what Marx, Weber and Durkheim need to say on a couple of very important questions. major discussions of objectivity, justice, the idea of price, socialism, human rights, relativism, democracy, industry economics, functionalism and friendship are offered via McCarthy, who additionally presents us with a couple of very telling asides, anybody of which would supply suggestion for one more book.” — magazine of Classical Sociology

“…the notion of a brand new viewpoint at the upward push of sociology as a moral, empirically established self-discipline on the strange cross-roads of Aristotle and Kant, including a attention of its basic authors, is unquestionably the first benefit and focal point of this ebook. through highlighting the ‘ethical’ measurement of social concept McCarthy hence screens the chances of drawing upon the classics as assets of critique for the present.” — severe Sociology

“…[a] striking book.” — CHOICE

“George McCarthy has been exploring paradoxes of this type for 1 / 4 of a century, and this new e-book … bargains one of many fullest money owed but released on those themes.” — modern Sociology

George E. McCarthy is nationwide Endowment for the arts uncommon instructing Professor of Sociology at Kenyon university. His books contain Classical Horizons: The Origins of Sociology in historical Greece, additionally released by way of SUNY Press; Objectivity and the Silence of cause: Weber, Habermas, and the Methodological Disputes in German Sociology; Romancing Antiquity: German Critique of the Enlightenment from Weber to Habermas; and Dialectics and Decadence: Echoes of Antiquity in Marx and Nietzsche.

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