- Was ist Theorie?
- Peter V. Zima
- 02 June 2020 Peter V. Zima
» 9AD ½ ç Peter V. Zima Best ☆ Was ist Theorie? 3BD The term theory is nowadays most commonly defined in relation to the concept of scientific knowledge Yet, the etymological background of the term to observe reminds us that theory is, in fact, a way of viewing objects and of relating them to one another within a particular kind
Zima Best ☆ Was ist Theorie? argues that this concept of theory has never been adequately analysed He asserts that social scientists have been dealing with concepts such as culture , ideology , language and discourse without ever attempting to define the concept of theory itself This new study re examines the most important theoretical debates of the twentieth century and, in engaging with the critical work of Adorno, Horkheimer and Bakhtin, offers an alternative concept of theory, one that is dialectical and dialogical, relating theoretical positions to one another in order to test them in systematic confrontation In a critical development of Popper s idea of refutability and testability, Zima s theory opens up new perspectives and reveals pitfalls and problems which the traditional approach often obscures In this engaging and highly original Was ist Theorie? Best ISBN 3825225895 » Peter V. Zima study, Zima offers a new definition of theory from a cultural and sociological perspective, arguing that the encounter of heterogeneous points of view in critical dialogue can improve interaction and increase coherence in the humanities