Being Human: The Problem of Agency

Margaret Scotford Archer


Being Human: The Problem of Agency

Being Human: The Problem of Agency

  • Title: Being Human: The Problem of Agency
  • Author: Margaret Scotford Archer
  • ISBN: 9780521791755
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Hardcover



The human subject is under threat from postmodernist thinking that has declared the Death of God and the Death of Man This book is a revindication of the concept of humanity, rejecting contemporary social theory that seeks to diminish human properties and powers Archer argues that being human depends on an interaction with the real world in which practice takes primaThe human subject is under threat from postmodernist thinking that has declared the Death of God and the Death of Man This book is a revindication of the concept of humanity, rejecting contemporary social theory that seeks to diminish human properties and powers Archer argues that being human depends on an interaction with the real world in which practice takes primacy over language in the emergence of human self consciousness, thought, emotionality and personal identity all of which are prior to, and basic than, our acquisition of a social identity.


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If you can work out what Archer is saying, then you're a better academic than I I have a vague idea, and I liked it, so here are 3 stars.


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