A major feature of Joas’s theory is an emphasis on the creative character of human action. Hans Joas is Professor of Sociology at the Free University of Berlin. The Creativity of Action and the Intersubjectivity of Reason: Mead’s Pragmatism and Social Review of Hans Joas, Pragmatismus Und Gesellschaftstheorie. Hans Joas is one of the foremost social theorists in Germany today. A major feature of Joas’s theory is an emphasis on the creative character of human action.
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Reads very smoothly for German social theory. Joas sharply criticizes prevailing understandings of “rational” and “normatively oriented” concepts creatvity action.
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Ofner – – Constructivist Foundations 8 2: He explores the fundamentals of a theory of creative action that draws its inspiration from the pragmatic investigations of John Dewey and George Herbert Mead, but systematically develops their insights in novel aaction.
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Account Options Sign in. Joas argues for adding a third model of action to the two predominant models of rational and normative action—one that emphasizes the creative character of human action.
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