David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Both New French Theory and Critical Theory explode the boundaries established in the division of labor which separates our academic disciplines into such things as economics, political science, philosophy, sociology, etc. Both claim that there are epistemological and metaphysical problems with abstracting from the interconnectedness of phenomena in the world, or from our experience of it. On this view, philosophy, for example, that abstracts from sociology and economics, or political science that excludes, say, economics or culture from its conceptual boundaries, is by nature one-sided, limited, and flawed. Both Critical Theory and New French Theory therefore transgress established disciplinary boundaries and create new disciplines, theories, and discourses that avoid the deficiencies of the traditional academic division of labor.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Geoffrey M. Hodgson (2008). Review Essay: Prospects for Economic Sociology. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 38 (1):133-149.
Chen Lixin (2008). An Ontological Interpretation to Baudrillard's Consumption Society Theory. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 17:107-112.
Tim Dant (2003). Critical Social Theory: Culture, Society, and Critique. Sage Publications.
Mathias Thaler (2012). Deep Contextualism and Radical Criticism: The Argument for a Division of Labour in Contemporary Political Theory. In José Maria Castro Caldas & Vítor Neves (eds.), Facts, Values and Objectivity in Economics. Routledge
Robert Lee Nichols (2005). Review: Expanding the Boundaries of Critical Theory. [REVIEW] Political Theory 33 (1):121 - 124.
Emmanuel Renault (2010). A Critical Theory of Social Suffering. Critical Horizons 11 (2):221-241.
Barry Smith (2000). Boundaries: A Brentanian Theory. Brentano Studien 8:107-114.
Gary Genosko (1998). Undisciplined Theory. Sage Publications.
D. Kellner (1993). Critical Theory Today: Revisiting the Classics. Theory, Culture and Society 10 (2):43-60.
Nils Goldschmidt & Bernd Remmele (2005). Anthropology as the Basic Science of Economic Theory: Towards a Cultural Theory of Economics. Journal of Economic Methodology 12 (3):455-469.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads47 ( #71,346 of 1,725,194 )
Recent downloads (6 months)39 ( #29,376 of 1,725,194 )
How can I increase my downloads?