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Transcend or Transgress?

  • Stephen Lilley
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)

Abstract

Certain passages from C. Wright Mills’ The Sociological Imagination [(1959) 1969] inspire me today as they did when I happened upon my first sociology course many years ago. In the first chapter, The Promise, Mills identifies three sets of questions posed by the classic social theorists such as Karl Marx and Max Weber.

Keywords

Black Hole Human Nature Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Enhancement Technology Sociological Imagination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologySacred Heart UniversityFairfieldUSA

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