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Individualism and Holism

Donald J. Munro

Individualism and Holism

Studies in Confucian and Taoist Values (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies)

by Donald J. Munro

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Published by Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confucianism,
  • Taoism,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232164M
    ISBN 10089264057X
    ISBN 109780892640577

      Two versions of methodological individualism and three versions of methodological holism are critically analysed and, as a result, methodological reductionism is postulated. In Cited by: 3. Holism in Anthropology Holism is the perspective on the human condition that assumes that mind, body, individuals, society, and the environment interpenetrate, and even define one another. In anthropology holism tries to integrate all that is known about human beings and their activities.

    Individualism and holism represent two key theoretical perspectives that have steered and shaped sociological thought for many decades, says Subrt, but for more than a century have also divided He grapples with the issue, discussing what sociological theory is, the two lines of theoretical thinking in sociology, and dualism-duality-duplex. This assortment of papers investigates the latest debates about individualism and holism in the philosophy of social science. The debates revolve primarily spherical two factors: firstly, whether or not or not social phenomena exist sui generis and the method they relate to individuals.

    Essentially, holism suggests that people are more than simply the sum of their parts. In order to understand how people think, the holistic perspective stresses that you need to do more than simply focus on how each individual component functions in isolation. In the recent methodological individualism-holism debate on explanation, there has been considerable focus on what reasons methodological holists may advance in support of their : Petri Ylikoski.


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Indeed, holism in Greek and medieval Europe were dominant trend. The rise of individualism started with German romantic thinkers like Schleimacher and Schlegel.

One weird thing about this book is the mysterious lack to attention to Buddhist thought, despite the allusion to /5. Individualism and Holism: Studies in Confucian and Taoist Values (Michigan Monographs In Chinese Studies) Paperback – January 1, by Donald J. Munro (Editor)Format: Paperback. Individualism and holism, the concepts embedded in the title of this book, represent two Individualism and Holism book theoretical perspectives that have for many decades steered Individualism and Holism book shaped sociological thought.

For over a century these two interpretative perspectives have also divided Author: Jiří Šubrt. Individualism and Holism: Studies in Confucian and Taoist Values (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies) [Donald J.

Munro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Philosophy. Individualism and holism: studies in Confucian and Taoist values Donald J. Munro Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, - Philosophy - pages.

Individualism and Holism by Donald J. Munro,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). Individualism and holism, the concepts embedded in the title of this book, represent two key theoretical perspectives that have for many decades steered and shaped sociological thought.

For over a century these two interpretative perspectives have also divided sociological theory into two camps, accompanied by a band of scholars trying to bridge this : Jiří Šubrt.

Individualism and holism, the concepts embedded in the title of this book, repre-sent two key theoretical perspectives that have for many decades steered and shaped sociological thought.

For over a century, these two interpretative per-spectives have also Author: Jiří Šubrt. At present, the individualism/holism debate is extremely lively and this book reflects the major positions and perspectives within the debate.

This volume is also relevant to debates about two closely related issues in social science: the micro-macro debate and the agency-structure debate.

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At present, the individualism/holism debate is extremely lively and this book reflects the major positions and perspectives within the debate. This volume is also relevant to debates about two closely related issues in social science: the micro-macro debate and the agency-structure cturer: Springer.

Indeed, a consensus exists among philosophers and social scientists that holism is implausible or false and individualism, when carefully formulated, is trivially true. Holists challenge this consensus by first arguing that caricatured formulations of holism that ignore human action must be set aside.

At present, the individualism/holism debate is extremely lively, and this book reflects the major positions and perspectives within the debate. This volume is also relevant to debates about two closely related issues in social science: the micro-macro debate and the agency-structure debate.

Lecture Four:: Holism and Individualism It is sometimes said that if the social sciences are to be genuinely social, they must be holistic in approach: ‘treat social facts as File Size: 20KB. Holism (from Greek ὅλος holos "all, whole, entire") is the idea that various systems (e.g.

physical, biological, social) should be viewed as wholes, not merely as a collection of parts. The term "holism" was coined by Jan Smuts in his book Holism and Evolution. The exact meaning of "holism" depends on context. Smuts originally used "holism" to refer to the tendency in nature to.

The term “holism” was coined by the controversial South African politician and part-time academic Jan Smuts in his book. Holism and Evolution. The association with Smuts may have given the term a bad repute. He notoriously supported South Africa’s racial segregation (but also co-authored the preamble of the UN Charter, corresponded withCited by: Edgar Cayce Health Database Important Concepts-The concept of "holism," as it pertains to health and healing, is based on the belief that there is more to a person than just the physical body.

Therefore, health and healing involve more than just the physical/biological dimension of experience. In other words, the "whole" person is taken into consideration. Individualism and Holism: Studies in Confucian and Taoist Values. Donald J. Munro Buy the book $ used (64% off) Amazon page: Call number BI53 ISBN(s) X Individualism and the Neo-Taoist Movement in Wei-Chin China.

Ying-Shih the book: $ used (47% off) $ new (20% .Individualist Biocentrism vs. Holism Revisited Due to the exceptional circumstances concerning COVID, Érudit wishes to reassure its users and partners that all of its services remain operational.

However, in order to comply with government directives, the Érudit team is now working remotely, and some operational activities may be slower Cited by: 6.Holism and Evolution is a book by South African statesman Jan Smuts, in which he coined the word "holism", although Smuts' meaning differs from the modern concept of holism.

Smuts defined holism as the "fundamental factor operative towards the creation of wholes in the universe." The book was part of a broader trend of interest in holism in European and colonial academia during the early.