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Back to the Rough Ground

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As new paperback.

Subtitled: 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 scientific assumptions that have dominated how these professional domains have been conceived, practiced, and institutionalized.

Item details

Author(s):
Joseph Dunne
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.2 x 3.3 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0268007055
ISBN-13:
9780268007058
Number of pages:
492
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Title:
Back to the Rough Ground

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About this item

As new paperback.

Subtitled: 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 scientific assumptions that have dominated how these professional domains have been conceived, practiced, and institutionalized.

Author(s):
Joseph Dunne
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15.2 x 3.3 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0268007055
ISBN-13:
9780268007058
Number of pages:
492
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Title:
Back to the Rough Ground

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