Table of Contents

Postmodernity, not learning and the not so common sense.
A structural pragmatic social psychology.
Linear thinking.
Systematic thinking.
Sequential thinking.
Epistemology, methodology, and research design.
Results of the empirical research: Julie, Barbara, and Bill.
Overview and concluding remarks. Offering theory and empirical research, Rosenberg rejects the liberal view that people share a basic 'common sense' or rationality. He also denies that meaning is simply an intersubjective or cultural product.