List of John Benjamins publications for which Stephen Toulmin plays a role.
Beyond Theory: Changing organizations through participation
Edited by Stephen Toulmin and Bjørn Gustavsen
[Dialogues on Work and Innovation, 2] 1996. viii, 233 pp.
Subjects Industrial & organizational studies
Preface Using the Lamp instead of Looking into the Mirror: Women and men in discussion about the relationship between men and women in the work place, Ljungberg van Beinum, Ingrid, pp. vii ff.2000
Ever since the 17th century, European thinkers have valued ‘rationality’ at the expense of ‘reasonableness’: the current crisis about postmodernity is one by-product of that obsession. Yet, from garden design and literature to electrical theory and development economics, it can be helpful to… read more | Article
In the industrialized countries, notably of Europe, the 1990s have seen a systematic erosion of the social protections that the liberal democracies carefully built, as a matter of policy, in the years after the World War II: the protections we know collectively as 'the Welfare State'. This change… read more | Article
The case of Action Research drives a wedge between two opposite views of research methodology: an 'exclusive ' (Platonic/theoretical) one which insists that only objective and quantitative inquiries (as in physics) are genuine scientific research, and an 'inclusive ' (Aristotelian/practical) one… read more | Article
12. Concluding Methodological Reflections: Élitism and democracy among the sciences Beyond Theory: Changing organizations through participation, Toulmin, Stephen and Bjørn Gustavsen (eds.), pp. 203 ff.1996