Previous Chapter Chapter 9: Conclusion: Commending the Bourdieu Paradigm: The Sociologist as Conceptual Artist

In: Bourdieu and Culture

Chapter 9: Conclusion: Commending the Bourdieu Paradigm: The Sociologist as Conceptual Artist

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Conclusion: Commending the Bourdieu Paradigm: The Sociologist as Conceptual Artist
Conclusion: Commending the bourdieu paradigm: The sociologist as conceptual artist

In an article which sought to evaluate Bourdieu's contribution to political science, Caro contended that he encountered in acute form a difficulty which is well known in the epistemology of the social sciences — that

…scientific criticism of a legitimate scientific theory, that is to say one conforming to the dominant rules of scientificity, in particular to the rule of noncontradiction of the facts that it provides, is often not pertinent when it tries to take up an external point of view, that is to say to set one theory against another.1

In this situation, Caro believed that there were only two possible options for the critic — ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website