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O'Neill, John 1933-

Works: 63 works in 382 publications in 4 languages and 12,353 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, ed, Compiler
Classifications: H61, 573.6
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Most widely held works about John O'Neill
Most widely held works by John O'Neill
Five bodies : re-figuring relationships by John O'Neill( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an introduction to some of the most urgent contemporary concerns within the socialology of the body. It examines how embodied figures of policy, economy and society represent the contested notions of identity, desire, wholeness and fragmentation
Essaying Montaigne : a study of the Renaissance institution of writing and reading by John O'Neill( )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John O'Neill reads Montaigne's Essays from their central principle of friendship as a communicative and pedagogical practice operative in society, literature and politics. The friendship between Montaigne and La Boétie was ruled neither by plenitude nor lack but by a capacity for recognition and transitivity. As an essayist Montaigne is an exemplary practitioner of a technique of difference and recognition that puts all certainties of history, philosophy and culture in the balance of weighted comparison. The essayist reveals how every absolute subjectivity or authority is shaken by its internal weakness once we move inside the contrastive structure of domination in politics, gender and race. O'Neill's reading of the Essays strives to be faithful to the phenomenology of their embodied practices of reading-to-write-to re-read and re-write. From this standpoint he engages the principal critical readings of the Essays over the last century that have examined with great brilliance their history, structure and psychology. Whether the structure is evolutionary, structuralist, Marxist or psychoanalytical, O'Neill provides close readings of Montaigne's literary critics. By bringing to bear the ethico-critical practice of 'essaying' to resist the subjection of the Essays to dominant criticism, O'Neill reminds readers that Montaigne's appeal is in how he survived bloody cultural war with a balance of modesty and tolerance, invoking compromise where others practice violence
The domestic economy of the soul : Freud's five case histories by John O'Neill( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a major analysis of Freud's five celebrated case studies Of Little Hans, Dora, the Rat Man, the Wolf Man and Schreber. O'Neill sets out the details of each case and critically engages with the narratives using a mixture of psychoanalytical insight and social theory
Five bodies : the human shape of modern society by John O'Neill( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On critical theory by John O'Neill( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poverty of postmodernism by John O'Neill( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book John O'Neill examines the postmodern turn in the social sciences. He rejects the current celebration of knowledge and value relativism on the grounds that it renders critical reason and common sense incapable of resisting the superficial ideologies of minoritarianism that leave the hard core of global capitalism unanalysed. From a phenomenological standpoint (Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Schutz, Winch), O'Neill challenges Lyotard's post-traditionalist reading of Wittgenstein and Habermas in order to defend commonsense reason and values that are constitutive of the everyday life-world. In addition he argues from the standpoint of Vico and Marx on the civil history of embodied mind that the post-rationalist celebration of the arts of superficiality undermines the recognition of the cultural debt each generation owes to past and post-generations. In a positive way O'Neill develops an account of the historical vocation of reason and of the charitable accountability of science to commonsense that is necessary to sustain the basic institutions of civic democracy. This book will be of interest to anyone concerned to understand the continuing relevance of Marx, Weber, Husserl and Schutz to the debates around Wittgenstein, Lyotard, Foucault and Jameson
Modes of individualism and collectivism by John O'Neill( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O'Neill, J. Scientism, historicism and the problem of rationality.--Hayek, F.A. From Scientism and the study of society.--Popper, K.R. From The poverty of historicism.--Brodbeck, M. On the philosophy of the social sciences.--Gewirth, A. Subjectivism and objectivism in the social sciences.--Rudner, R.S. Philosophy and social science.--Gewirth, A. Can men change the laws of social science?--Watkins, J.W.N. Ideal types and historical explanation.--Watkins, J.W.N. Historical explanation in the social sciences.--Watkins, J.W.N. Methodological individualism: a reply.--Agassi, J. Methodological individualism.--Scott, K.J. Methodological and epistemological individualism.--Mandelbaum, M. Societal facts.--Mandelbaum, M. Societal laws.--Gellner, E.A. Explanations in history.--Goldstein, L.J. The inadequacy of the principle of methodological individualism.--Goldstein, L.J. Two theses of methodological individualism.--Brodbeck, M. Methodological individualisms: definition and reduction.--Danto, A.C. Methodological individualism and methodological socialism.--Bibliography (p. 339-346)
Perception, expression, and history : the social phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty by John O'Neill( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology as a skin trade; essays towards a reflexive sociology by John O'Neill( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civic capitalism : the state of childhood by John O'Neill( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work, John O'Neill expands the economist's concept of human capital to include health, education, and other social transfers that enrich civic capital, and thereby underwrite childhood, family, and community life. This concept of human capital is shown to be at the political core of capitalist societies in North America and Europe whose welfare regimes are continuously contested yet are intrinsic to ideals of citizenship and social justice."--Jacket
Plato's cave : desire, power, and the specular functions of the media by John O'Neill( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical conventions : interpretation in the literary arts and sciences by John O'Neill( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays also treat various kinds of writing--the science article, the essay, the literary review, the conference commentary--as instances of "writing in kinds, that is to say, as writing that achieves in untaught ways the texture of philosophical, sociological, and literary argument." In demonstrating "how the edifice of human sciences is produced in ways that we consider 'good enough' to read, comment on, and argue about," O'Neill sets forth a defense of the ideal tradition of communication in the arts and sciences that is at odds with radical literary politics now beset by ideological narcissism and authoritarianism among its own establishment critics
The communicative body : studies in communicative philosophy, politics, and sociology by John O'Neill( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making sense together : an introduction to wild sociology by John O'Neill( Book )

15 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hegel's dialectic of desire and recognition : texts and commentary( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phenomenology, language and sociology : selected essays of Maurice Merleau-Ponty by Maurice Merleau-Ponty( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The missing child in liberal theory : towards a covenant theory of family, community, welfare, and the civic state by John O'Neill( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporating cultural theory : maternity at the millennium by John O'Neill( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Marx against Althusser, and other essays by John O'Neill( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The addiction workbook : a step-by-step guide to quitting alcohol & drugs by Patrick Fanning( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Slovenian and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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O'Neill, John

O'Neill, John 1933-

O'Neill, John T. 1933-

オニール, J

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Essaying Montaigne : a study of the Renaissance institution of writing and readingThe domestic economy of the soul : Freud's five case historiesFive bodies : the human shape of modern societyThe poverty of postmodernismCivic capitalism : the state of childhoodPlato's cave : desire, power, and the specular functions of the mediaThe communicative body : studies in communicative philosophy, politics, and sociologyHegel's dialectic of desire and recognition : texts and commentary