The Construction of Social Reality

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Allen Lane, 1995 - 241 síğur
This treatise is a look at how social reality is constructed from sense impressions - at how, for example, a "five-pound note" is constructed, with all that implies in terms of value and social meaning, from the printed piece of paper that is seen and touched.

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Searle is an analytic philosopher, and he attempts to employ those techniques to explain social institutions. It doesn't really work. His basic intuitions are credible, but he ignores the work done by ... Read full review

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Searle is deeply interested in how we enrich the raw reality of our physical world with complex cultural trappings such as cathedrals and ceremonies, games and government, language and licenses, money ... Read full review

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