Knowledge and Politics by Roberto Mangabeira Unger (book review)

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Publication Type Review
School or College S. J. Quinney College of Law
Department Law (College of)
Creator Firmage, Edwin B.
Title Knowledge and Politics by Roberto Mangabeira Unger (book review)
Date 1972
Description Unger's Knowledge and Politics is a rare philosophical endeavor: it is an expression of hope articulated as a theory of human nature and politics. The hope expressed in Unger's work is that the empiricism of Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume, and the corollary thesis of the subjectivity of values and the loss of a theory of the good, is not an accurate description of knowledge and man. Unger criticizes the empiricist's theory of knowledge and the liberal fiction of the isolated and self-sufficient individual, and in their stead reasserts the theory of ontologi-cal values and the social nature of man.
Type Text
Publisher Utah Law Review
Volume 66
Issue 3
First Page 1088
Last Page 1090
Subject Book review; Philosophy
Subject LCSH Knowledge, Theory of; Criticism
Dissertation Institution University of Utah
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Firmage, E. B. (1972). The International Regulation of Frontier Disputes. Evan Luard. (Book Review). The American Political Science Review, 66(3) 1088-90.
Rights Management (c) Utah Law Review
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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