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ERIC Number: EJ656190
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2519
Toward a Critical Theoretic Perspective in Information Systems.
Benoit, Gerald
Library Quarterly, v72 n4 p441-71 Oct 2002
Considers the logico-analytic philosophy of library and information science (LIS); discusses Jurgen Habermas' theory of communicative action; examines how LIS, particularly research into librarian-patron interaction and information system design, favors an empiricist view of language and thus may be limiting its effectiveness; and suggests the inclusion of communicative action to expand the field. (Contain 77 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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