I need help in order to discuss how critical theory is a critique of neo-Marxian theory. Further, I need assistance discussing the critiques of positivism and rational actor models as they relate to the scientific method (scientism). Can you please explain this to me?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com July 22, 2018, 8:29 pm ad1c9bdddf
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On Critical Theory
To determine if critical theory is a critique of Neo-Marxism, you must first define what it means. Essentially, a critical theory can be any theory that examines and critiques society and culture through the application of knowledge and innovative ideas from the field of social sciences and humanities. Essentially, standard theories are utilised to explore and explain a social phenomenon. Consider for example the theory of functionalism - in order to come to understand how a particular society works, functionalism can be used to determine the roles of each member; this can also ...
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