Critical Social Science

Critical Social Science : Liberation and Its Limits

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This book is a systematic attempt to understand the circumstances in which social science can contribute to the critical assessment of social institutions. The author makes a distinctive contribution to analyzing fundamental problems of modern philosophy and social theory, expanding upon his previous writings in this area. Fay defines a "critical social science" as an attempt to understand in a rational fashion the nature of a just and humane social order and discusses both the limitations and the possibilities of what such an understanding can achieve.
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  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 150 x 230mm | 350g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0745604307
  • 9780745604305