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Why Things Matter to People: Social Science, Values and Ethical Life
by Andrew Sayer
Andrew Sayer undertakes a fundamental critique of social science's difficulties in acknowledging that people's relation to the world is one of concern. As sentient beings, capable of flourishing and suffering, and particularly vulnerable to how others treat us, our view of the world is substantially evaluative. Yet modernist ways of thinking encourage the common but ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 20th 2011)
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