Back to the Rough Ground - Practical Judgment and the Lure of Technique

Back to the Rough Ground - Practical Judgment and the Lure of Technique

von: Joseph Dunne

University of Notre Dame Press, 1997

ISBN: 9780268161125 , 512 Seiten

Format: PDF

Kopierschutz: DRM

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Back to the Rough Ground - Practical Judgment and the Lure of Technique


 

Back to the Rough Ground is a philosophical investigation of practical knowledge, with major import for professional practice and the ethical life in modern society. Its purpose is to clarify the kind of knowledge that informs good practice in a range of disciplines such as education, psychotherapy, medicine, management, and law. Through reflection on key modern thinkers who have revived cardinal insights of Aristotle, and a sustained engagement with the Philosopher himself, it presents a radical challenge to the scientistic assumptions that have dominated how these professional domains have been conceived, practiced, and institutionalized.