Review Symposium on Searle : John Searle, The Construction of Social Reality. Free Press, New York, 1995. Pp. 241. $25. I. Between Constructivism and Realism—Searle's Theory of the Construction of Social Reality

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  title={Review Symposium on Searle : John Searle, The Construction of Social Reality. Free Press, New York, 1995. Pp. 241. \$25. I. Between Constructivism and Realism—Searle's Theory of the Construction of Social Reality},
  author={Michael Corsten},
  journal={Philosophy of the Social Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={28},
  pages={102 - 121}
}
as reality sui generis,&dquo; or &dquo;the explanation of social facts by means of social facts&dquo; have constantly been used, not to mention the newer terminologies of prominent Bielefelders (present system functionalists). Of course, I must add in all fairness to representatives of sociology that in their tradition itself, the counterpoint between action-theoretical, methodologically individualist positions, and system-functionalist, so-called sociological standpoints, has also been… Expand

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