Truth and Social Science by Dr. Ross Abbinnett
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Truth and Social Science
By Dr. Ross Abbinnett

Truth and Social Science

From Hegel to Deconstruction

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Truth and Social Science by Dr. Ross Abbinnett

Book Description

This exciting and accessible guide to the discussions of truth in the social sciences can also be read as an account of the collapse of modernity, and the rise of new forms of thought which treat difference and ambivalence as positive values. Ross Abbinnett traces the debate on truth from the 'objectifying powers' of Kant through more than 200 years of critique and reformulation to the unravelling of truth by Lyotard, Foucault and Derrida.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803975934
ISBN-10: 0803975937
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Politics of Happiness by Dr. Ross Abbinnett Politics of Happiness, Paperback (July 2014)

Originally published in hardcover in 2013 by Bloomsbury Academic.

Visualised Foetus by Dr. Ross Abbinnett Visualised Foetus, Hardback (December 2012)

The book offers an array of case studies that examine the diffusion of 3/4D ultrasound images beyond the clinic and the implications of this new technology for biopolitics in the European and American context. With attention to the non-diagnostic and commercial use of 3/4D images, the impact of 3/4D ultrasound within the abortion debate.

Neoliberalism and Technoscience by Dr. Ross Abbinnett Neoliberalism and Technoscience, Hardback (September 2012)

With an exploration of the overall logic of technoscientific innovation within late capitalism, and the emergence of a novel view of human agency with regard to the social and natural world, this volume reveals the interdependence of technoscience and the neoliberalization of society.

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Author Biography - Dr. Ross Abbinnett

Ross Abbinnett is a Lecturer in the School of Social and Historical Studies at the University of Portsmouth

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