By Daniel R. Huebner
In Becoming Mead, Daniel R. Huebner lines the ways that wisdom has been produced by means of and in regards to the famed American thinker. rather than treating Mead’s troublesome attractiveness as a separate subject of research from his highbrow biography, Huebner considers either biography and acceptance as social approaches of information construction. He makes use of Mead as a case examine and gives clean new solutions to serious questions within the social sciences, similar to how authors grow to be thought of canonical particularly disciplines, how lecturers comprehend and use others’ works of their study, and the way claims to authority and data are made in scholarship. Becoming Mead presents a singular tackle the background of sociology, putting it in severe discussion with cultural sociology and the sociology of data and intellectuals.
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