ERIC Number: EJ386381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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The Normative Foundations of Emancipatory Theory: Evolutionary versus Pragmatic Perspectives.
Antonio, Robert J.
American Journal of Sociology, v94 n4 p721-48 Jan 1989
Explains the significance of Habermasian theory for the emancipatory tradition, analyzes certain problems of the theory and argues that an expanded dialogue with American pragmatism would strengthen both its sociological and its normative dimensions. Raises critical questions about pseudohistorical, normative justification in general sociological theory. (Author/SLM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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