Consciousness and society; the reorientation of European social thought, 1890-1930.

[1st Vintage ed.].. New York, Vintage Books [1961] .

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Subjects Europa.
Social sciences.
Twentieth century.
Series Vintage book ; V-201.
Description xi, 433, xv pages 18 cm.
Copyright Date [1961]
Contents George Sorel's search for reality -- Neo-idealism in history: -- The German idealist tradition -- Dilthey and the definition of the "cultural sciences" -- Benedetto Croce: from the "first essays" to the "historiography" -- Benedetto Croce: the concept of ethico-political history -- Troeltsch, Meinecke, and the crisis of German values -- The heirs of Machiavelli: Pareto, Mosca, Michels: -- Postscript: Alain and the restatement of radicalism -- Max Weber and the transcending of positivism and idealism: -- Preamble: Durkheim and the positivist remainder -- Intellectual origins and early production -- The methodological phase -- The studies of religion -- Sociology and history.
The decade of the 1890's: the revolt against positivism -- The critique of Marxism: -- Durkheim and marxism as moral passion -- Pareto and the theory of the elite -- Croce and historical materialism as a canon of interpretation -- Sorel and marxism as "social poetry" -- Postscript: Gramsci and marxist humanism -- The recovery of the unconscious: -- The philosophical and scientific setting -- Bergson and the uses of intuition -- Sigmund Freud: epistemology and metaphysics -- Sigmund Freud: social philosophy -- Jung and the "collective unconscious."
The European imagination and the First World War: -- The generation of 1905 -- Peguy and Alain-Fournier -- The novelist and the bourgeois world: Gide and Mann -- The moral legacy of the war: Spengler and the "elders" -- The literary sensations of the post-war years: Hesse, Proust, Pirandello -- The decade of the 1920's" the intellectuals at the point of cleavage: -- The new philosophical interests -- The social question -- The role of the intellectuals: Mann, Benda, Mannheim -- A generation in retrospect.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)282291
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WorldCat Identities Hughes, H. Stuart 1916-1999.
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