Books  General Natural History  Philosophy, Ethics & Religion 

The Social Construction of What?

By: I Hacking

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Nov 2000 | #152659 | ISBN: 0674004124
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £22.95 $28/€26 approx

About this book

Lost in the raging debate over the validity of social construction is the question of what, precisely, is being constructed. Facts, gender, quarks, reality? Is it a person? An object? An idea? A theory? Each entails a different notion of social construction, Ian Hacking reminds us. This book explores an array of examples to reveal the deep issues underlying contentious accounts of reality.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

The Mushroom at the End of the World

NHBS Price: £19.95 $24/€22 approx

Downward Causation and the Neurobiology of Free Will

NHBS Price: £108.00 $133/€121 approx

Biological Classification

NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€22 approx

Why Look at Animals?

NHBS Price: £4.99 $6/€6 approx

The Nature of God's Acre

NHBS Price: £4.99 $6/€6 approx