The Cunning of Reason

Cambridge University Press (1987)
In this book, the author is attempting to make sense, as a philosopher, of the ideas of rationality put forward by economists, sociologists, and political theorists. The book intervenes in intense current debates within and among several disciplines. Its concern is with the true nature of social actors and the proper character of social science. Its arguments are the more challenging for being presented in simple, incisive, and lucid prose.
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Reprint years 1988
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Call number BC177.H65 1987
ISBN(s) 0521270391   0521248795   9780521270397
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