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The phenomenology of the social world
In this book, his major work, Alfred Schutz attempts to provide a sound philosophical basis for the sociological theories of Max Weber. Using a Husserlian phenomenology, Schutz provides a completeExpand
On Phenomenology And Social Relations
Collected Papers I. The Problem of Social Reality
Common Sense and Scientific Interpretation of Human Action
“Neither common sense nor science can proceed without departing from the strict consideration of what is actual in experience.” This statement by A. N. Whitehead is at the foundation of his analysisExpand
Concept and Theory Formation in the Social Sciences
The title of my paper refers intentionally to that of a Symposium held in December, 1952, at the annual meeting of the American Philosophical Association.2 Ernest Nagel and Carl G. Hempel contributedExpand
On phenomenology and social relations : selected writings
Alfred Schutz (1899-1959) stood simultaneously in the camps of philosophy and sociology, and his writings constitute the framework of a sociology based on phenomenological considerations. Schutz'sExpand
On Multiple Realities
In a famous chapter of his Principles of Psychology William James analyzes our sense of reality.1 Reality, so he states, means simply relation to our emotional and active life. The origin of allExpand
Phenomenology of the Social World
In this book, his major work, Alfred Schutz attempts to provide a sound philosophical basis for the sociological theories of Max Weber. Using a Husserlian phenomenology, Schutz provides a completeExpand
The well-informed citizen; an essay on the social distribution of knowledge.
  • A. Schutz
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social research
  • 1 December 1946
A he outstanding feature of a man's life in the modern world is his conviction that his life-world as a whole is neither fully understood by himself nor fully understandable to any of his fellowmen.Expand
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