1 April 1983
Show More A Treatise on Social Theory. Vol. I: The Methodology of Social Theory by W.G. Runciman.
Cambridge, 350 pp., £25, March 1983, 0 521 24906 6Show More
“... invaluable antidote to fundholders, or of Angela Carter to say that discrete sex in tight little bright little rooms produces some sort of stain on the moral fabric. But the fact remains, as Charles Taylor once put it, that there is a ‘value-slope’ in our accounts which, if left to itself, without countervailing argument, does tend to commend or condemn. Second, and much more interestingly ...”