Surviving the Twentieth Century: Social Philosophy Form the Frankfurt School to the Columbia Faculty Seminars

Surviving the Twentieth Century Social Philosophy Form the Frankfurt School to the Columbia Faculty Seminars Surviving the Twentieth Century celebrates the achievements of the renowned sociologist Joseph Maier A superb teacher and respected scholar of formidable scope Maier s work encompassed a variety of d

  • Title: Surviving the Twentieth Century: Social Philosophy Form the Frankfurt School to the Columbia Faculty Seminars
  • Author: Judith T. Marcus
  • ISBN: 9781560003526
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Surviving the Twentieth Century celebrates the achievements of the renowned sociologist Joseph Maier A superb teacher and respected scholar of formidable scope, Maier s work encompassed a variety of disciplines, including sociology, philosophy, and political science He is well known for his comparative research on Latin America as well as Jewish law and tradition As JudSurviving the Twentieth Century celebrates the achievements of the renowned sociologist Joseph Maier A superb teacher and respected scholar of formidable scope, Maier s work encompassed a variety of disciplines, including sociology, philosophy, and political science He is well known for his comparative research on Latin America as well as Jewish law and tradition As Judith Marcus observes, Maier helped to establish comparative historical sociology as an acknowledged field of study This volume records and pays tribute to his scholarship and significant public service.The volume is divided into parts reflecting the breath of Maier s intellectual interests Contributors are drawn from a variety of fields and geographical arenas Part 1 consists of biographical interviews and personal observations on Maier and his work by Herman Berlinski, David Berlinski, Geoffrey Lloyd, Enrique Krauze and Aaron W Warner Part 2 includes contributions addressing some of the main themes in Maier s work the interaction of nationalism, community and personal identity the impact of politics on social science culture, politics, and religion Contributors include Abraham Edel, William Safran, Reinhard Kreckel, Zoltan Tarr, Sandro Segre, Ludwig von Friedberg, Irving Louis Horowitz, Judith Marcus, Editfi Kurzweil, Paul Neurath, Ruth Rubinstein, Andrew P Lyons and Harriet D Lyons, Tony Carnes, and Elfriede Uner.Part 3 reflects the impact of Maier s work on other scholars It includes essays on philosophy, religion, literature and intellectual responsibility Contributors include Tom Rock, Laurent Stern, Edmund Leites, Alfred Schmidt, Norbert Altwicker, Rita Kuczynski, Gerard Raulet, and Peter Gottwald Part 4 covers the influence of crisis on Jewish intellectual life, and includes contributions by Herbert Strauss, Emanuel Maier, Leon A Feldman, Hannelore Kunzl, and Johann Maier The volume concludes, in part 5, with personal tributes to Maier by Curt C Silberman, C Alexander Weinstock, and Helen Hacker The volume includes an illuminating introduction by Judith Marcus, thematic essay by Joseph Maier, and a selected bibliography of his work.Scholars who have been influenced by Maier will welcome this volume Those who are not familiar with the scope of his contributions will benefit from the experience of seeing how his work has affected the choices of others This is the 24th volume issued in Transaction s distinguished scholar festschrift series.

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    1. Judith T. Marcus

      Judith T Marcus, is an author, editor, Professor emeritus of Sociology of the State University of New York Postdam She has taught at Kenyon College, Skid College, The College of Wooster, Rutgers University, and the Graduate Faculty of The New School for Social Research and held a distinguished visiting professorship at the University of Kassel, Germany.Librarian Note There is than one author in the database with this name This profile may contain books from multiple authors of this name Other authors writing under this name are Judith T Marcus

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