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George E. McCarthy Bio

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McCarthy, George E. (ca. 1946-), Professor of Sociology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio since 1979.

  • B.A. summa cum laude, Manhattan College, 1968
    M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy, Boston College, 1972
    M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology, the New School for Social Research, 1979
  • Kenyon sociology faculty web page, personal web page
  • Soc 474 course "Western Marxism: The Frankfurt School from Horkheimer to Habermas" reads One Dimensional Man, and Counterrevolution and Revolt.
  • selected publications
    • 1987 review of Peter Lind's 1985 book Marcuse and Freedom
    • Marx' critique of science and positivism : the methodological foundations of political economy (Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988)
    • Dialectics and decadence: echoes of antiquity in Marx and Nietzsche (Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 1994).
    • Romancing Antiquity: German critique of the Enlightenment from Weber to Habermas (Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997)
    • Objectivity and the silence of reason: Weber, Habermas, and the methodological disputes in German sociology (New Brunswick: Transaction, 2001).
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