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Observations on modernity
Preface 1. Modernity in contemporary society 2. European rationality 3. Contingency as modern society's defining attribute 4. Describing the future 5. The ecology of ignorance Notes.
A sociology of the absurd
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The Marquis de Sade and the Quest for the Nonabsurd: A Sociology of the Absurd Revisited is illustrated with photographs by Rom Harre.
Existential phenomenology and the sociological tradition.
  • E. Tiryakian
  • Philosophy
    American sociological review
  • 1 October 1965
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This paper discusses how existential phenomenology is related to the phenomenological school of sociology and more broadly to the main sociological tradition of subjective realism.
COLLECTIVE EFFERVESCENCE, SOCIAL CHANGE AND CHARISMA: DURKHEIM, WEBER AND 1989
A meaningful interpretation of the dynamics of recent momentous historical changes - most notably the unexpected and surprising implosion of the Soviet empire in 1989-1990 - may be obtained by
Three Metacultures of Modernity
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