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Critical Realism: An Introduction to Roy Bhaskar's Philosophy

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The work of Roy Bhaskar has had far-reaching effects in the philosophy of science and for political and moral theories of human emancipation. It shows how to overcome the atomistic and narrowly human-centered approaches which have dominated European thought for four centuries. In this readable introduction to his work, Andrew Collier expounds and defends the main concepts ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published April 17th 1994 by Verso
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Chris
Andrew Collier has a knack for making the abstruse mostly coherent. Although the book ostensibly has a very narrow focus, i.e., the philosophy of Roy Bhaskar, it will certainly help anyone who is interested in Critical Realism. Critical realism is actually a blending of two projects developed by Bhaskar: scientific realism, and critical philosophy, whereby science is to under-labor the process of emancipation and philosophy in general.

Prior to reading this book I had read some Bhaskar. Bhaskar
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Trashy Pit
Kick Ass. Explains it all in a simple manner.
Mikejones
Out of print, but the best introduction there is.
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