Unformatted text preview: The attitude of the whole community/culture Objections to theory content: 1. Too much emphasis is placed on the power of the actor to create reality (ex. Bad American Idol contestant) 2. The theory doesn’t consider humans are unique individuals 3. Religious folks argues that the theory deemphasizes the presence of a soul 4. It’s an overstatement. ex. Mutes, are they any less human because they lack the ability to speak? Critique: Strengths 1. Great heuristic value 2. Logical 3. Insightful Critique: Weakness 1. Too broad to be insightful 2. Terminology is too vague 3. Difficult to falsify (can’t be tested)...
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- Spring '10
- Metaphysics, Reality, Class notes Key, common social meanings