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The sociology of radical commitment

The sociology of radical commitment

Kurt H. Wolff"s existential turn

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolff, Kurt H., -- 1912-,
  • Sociology -- Philosophy,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Gary Backhaus and George Psathas
    ContributionsBackhaus, Gary, 1953-, Psathas, George, Wolff, Kurt H., 1912-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM585 .S634 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17214563M
    ISBN 100739119435, 0739119443
    ISBN 109780739119433, 9780739119440
    LC Control Number2006031130

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The thrust of the book is to explicate Wolff's relation to the tradition and to the orientation to which he belongs while at the same time to exhibit how he develops a sociology of radical commitment.

This commitment can demand great existential risk in the quest to uncover the universal in the unique—the creation of new meaning (the catch. Several chapters exhibit creative work in the further development of his thought, especially concerning his surrender-and-catch. The thrust of the book is to explicate Wolff's relation to the tradition and to the orientation to which he belongs while at the same time to exhibit how he develops a sociology of radical : Paperback.

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