David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
This paper deals with the problem of the methodological foundations of social philosophy. The notion of "multidimensionality" as one of the key concepts in the new social philosophy paradigm is analyzed. This notion reflects some expanded pictures of the social and cultural world. The paper makes reference to H. Marcuse's, A. Toynbee's, R. Dahrendorfs, and P. Bourdieu's interpretations of multidimensionality. Their different approaches are considered. The author underlines the common positions of scholars' interpretations and shows the differences in terminology. Primary attention is paid to the analysis of how researchers develop and use this new notion. The significance of this notion for the analysis of social phenomenon is underlined. This explication demonstrates the heuristic possibilities of the concept "multi-dimensionality" for the exploration of society
|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
Irina Predborska (2001). Toward a New Paradigm in Social Philosophy. Social Philosophy Today 17:265-273.
Guido Boella & Leendert van der Torre (2007). The Ontological Properties of Social Roles in Multi-Agent Systems: Definitional Dependence, Powers and Roles Playing Roles. [REVIEW] Artificial Intelligence and Law 15 (3):201-221.
R. Keith Sawyer (2004). The Mechanisms of Emergence. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 34 (2):260-282.
Linda D. Lerner & Gerald E. Fryxell (1988). An Empirical Study of the Predictors of Corporate Social Performance: A Multi-Dimensional Analysis. Journal of Business Ethics 7 (12):951 - 959.
Raf Vanderstraeten (2006). The Social Foundations of Educational Ideas. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 4:129-133.
Sylvia Walby (2007). Complexity Theory, Systems Theory, and Multiple Intersecting Social Inequalities. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 37 (4):449-470.
Colin Bird (2000). The Possibility of Self-Government. American Political Science Review 94 (3):563-577.
Chukwudum Barnabas Okolo (1993). African Social & Political Philosophy: Selected Essays. Fulladu Pub. Co..
Jos V. M. Welie (2012). Social Contract Theory as a Foundation of the Social Responsibilities of Health Professionals. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 15 (3):347-355.
Paul Roth (2003). ``Mistakes''. Synthese 136 (3):389-408.
William Outhwaite (2006). The Future of Society. Blackwell Pub..
Raimo Tuomela (1996). Philosophy and Distributed Artificial Intelligence: The Case of Joint Intention. In N. Jennings & G. O'Hare (eds.), Foundations of Distributed Artificial Intelligence. Wiley
John A. Clark (2006). Social Justice, Education and Schooling: Some Philosophical Issues. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (3):272 - 287.
Juha Räikkä (1996). The Social Concept of Disease. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 17 (4).
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads11 ( #308,155 of 1,796,251 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #137,388 of 1,796,251 )
How can I increase my downloads?