The Dual Vision
Alfred Schutz and the Myth of Phenomenological Social Science
|Series title:||Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $140.00|
| Book Description: |
This study, originally published in 1977, focuses on a critical examination of the life-work of Alfred Schutz, the most important and influential 'father' of several recent schools of empirical social research.
The author shows why Shutz and his followers fail in their attempts to 'humanize' empirical social science. The problems they encounter, he argues, are due to their attempt to achieve a methodological synthesis of self-determining subjectivity and empirical criteria of...