Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre BourdieuIn hmolscience, Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) (CR:9) was a French sociological anthropologist and philosopher noted his phenomenological social physics and social gravity theories.

A claimed to be expert on Bourdieu and his social physics theories is Lebanese-born Australian social anthropologist Ghassan Hage, noted for his 2011 chapter entitled “Social Gravity: Pierre Bourdieu’s Phenomenological Social Physics”. [1]

American sociologist and religion and culture scholar Christian Smith’s 2010 What is a Person?: Rethinking Humanity, Social Life, and the Moral Good from the Person Up, is in large part pasted on Bourdieu, along with others such as Michael Polanyi on anti-reductionism, along with the particle-field social theories of Harrison White. [2]

Quotes
The following are noted quotes:

“The field of power is a field of latent, potential forces which play upon any particle which may venture into it, but it is also a battlefield.”
— Pierre Bourdieu (1993), Field of Cultural Production [1]

References
1. (a) Bourdieu, Pierre. (1993). Field of Cultural Production (pgs. 148-50). Publisher.
(b) Hage, Ghassan. (2011). “Social Gravity: Pierre Bourdieu’s Phenomenological Social Physics”, in: Force, Movement, Intensity: the Newtonian Imagination in the Humanities and Social Sciences (§7, pgs. 80-92; quote, pg. 80). (editors: Hage Ghassan and Emma Kowal). Melbourne University Press.
2. (a) Smith, Christian. (2010). What is a Person?: Rethinking Humanity, Social Life, and the Moral Good from the Person Up (Amz). University of Chicago Press.
(b) Christian Smith (faculty) – University of Notre Dame.
(c) Popova, Maria. (2011). “What is a Person?”, BrainPIckings.org, Oct 27.

External links
‚óŹ Pierre Bourdieu – Wikipedia.

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