Beyond Objectivism and Relativism Science Hermeneutics and Praxis A fascinating and timely treatment of the objectivism versus relativism debates occurring in philosophy of science literary theory the social sciences political science and elsewhere Choice

  • Title: Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis
  • Author: Richard J. Bernstein
  • ISBN: 9780812211658
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
  • A fascinating and timely treatment of the objectivism versus relativism debates occurring in philosophy of science, literary theory, the social sciences, political science, and elsewhere Choice

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    1. Richard Bernstein examines the works of Gadamer, Habermas, Rorty, and Arendt. He focuses on some controversies to demonstrate changes in the discussion of human rationality. This goes beyond the traditional notions of reason, whether objective or not, expanding understanding and emphasizing its practical character. For example in discussing Gadamer Bernstein noted how he uses the concept of "play" to establish "an order" for the work of art. This is used in developing an ontology of art, i.e. wh [...]

    2. Incredibly intertextual, should maybe have been split into three books dealing with practical implications of deconstruction on daily life, the threat of scientism dominating the social sphere, and a contrast on Habermas and Gadamer. It was very dry, but it had it's highpoints. I'd skip it, unless you want to invest a lot of time and attention with small rewards.

    3. UoG Library copy;I think the author tries to make all sorts of arguments about "science" yet his only experience seems to be in Social Studies. [the unit that is studying is also the studied-lost objectivity]He simply does not understand how natural science actually works. He criticizes resistant paradigms, theories; he says they have no common agreement about counts as a decisive argument in favour of competing paradigms; Science works decisively via falsification not validation; The best work [...]

    4. The author makes convincing arguments about the need to move away from absolute objectivism or absolute relativism. It presents an interesting perspective on how we should look at the world and how we shouldn't regard one view as superior to all else even if they have been 'proven' scientifically. Bernstein presents his arguments by bringing in arguments from many scientists and philosophers before putting forth his conclusion. This book does cause a 'paradigm shift' for me. I can't give more co [...]

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