The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
Doubleday, 1966 - Philosophy - 219 pages
Called the "fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century" by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of "social construction" into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological subdicipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jasoncomely - LibraryThing
One of the deepest books I've ever read, but it's not without it's humorous moments (the examples Berger gives to illustrate his points are sometimes hilarious). This is incredibly meta and multi-layered. A must-read for anyone into world building. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - thcson - LibraryThing
When I first read this book six years ago I thought it was really insightful. Reading it now for a second time wasn't quite as exciting. The book begins with very good chapters on knowledge in ... Read full review