The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory

The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory

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This book provides an exciting and diverse philosophical exploration of the role of practice and practices in human activity. It contains original essays and critiques of this philosophical and sociological attempt to move beyond current problematic ways of thinking in the humanities and social sciences. It will be useful across many disciplines, including philosophy, sociology, science, cultural theory, history and anthropology.The existencea€”indeed, the overwhelming abundancea€”of written instructions, manuals, descriptive schemes, plans, ... Unlike writers of technical manuals, conversation analysts do not propose to instruct readers on how to perform novel oranbsp;...

Title:The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory
Author:Karin Knorr Cetina, Theodore R. Schatzki, Eike von Savigny
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-06-20


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