social constructionism

The following 2 posts are tagged with the tag social constructionism.

Validity - a tale of disillusionment

In digging around for different people's understandings of social constructionist philosophy for my thesis, I discovered this great journal article by Steinar Kvale (1995) entitled The social construction of validity. What I was trying to do in my thesis was get back to some of our fundamental... Read more

Mind, self and society

I suppose tons of work has been done in coming to an understanding of the development of language, individuality and society, but I would like to describe here the views of an American philosopher, sociologist and psychologist named George Herbert Mead. His most prominent work was a piece of the... Read more