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Fin De Siecle Social Theory: Relativism, Reduction and the Problem of Reason
In four closely interwoven studies, Jeffrey Alexander identifies the central dilemma that provokes contemporary social theory and proposes a new way to resolve it. The dream of reason that marked the previous fin de siècle foundered in the face of the cataclysms of the twentieth century, when war, revolution, and totalitarianism came to be seen as themselves products of re ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 17th 1995 by Verso
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