Truth and Social Science: From Hegel to Deconstruction

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The book examines the connections between the concpets of agency, ethical responsibility, and communty that are developed in the German idealist tradition, particularly in the Kantian and Hegelian systems. The argument is a developemnt of Gillian Rose's speculative reading of Hegel, and presents a historical phenomenology of the evolution of social science out the peculiarly Kantian tendency to separate structure and agency, thought and imagination, morality and aesthetics into dicrete faculties.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 1998


  • Idealism, truth, philosophy, social science


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