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  1. Marx and Wittgenstein

    Knowledge, Morality and Politics

    Edited by Gavin Kitching, Nigel Pleasants

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    At first sight, Karl Marx and Ludwig Wittgenstein may well seem to be as different from each other as it is possible for the ideas of two major intellectuals to be. Despite this standard conception, however, a small number of scholars have long suggested that there are deeper philosophical...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Wittgenstein and the Idea of a Critical Social Theory

    A Critique of Giddens, Habermas and Bhaskar

    By Nigel Pleasants

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book uses the philosophy of Wittgenstein as a perspective from which to challenge the very idea of critical social theory, represented preeminently by Giddens, Habermas and Bhaskar. Renouncing the quest for an alternative Wittgensteinian theory of social and political life, the author shows...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

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