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Philosophy of the social sciences

by J. O. Wisdom

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Published by Avebury in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementJ.O. Wisdom.
    SeriesAvebury series in the philosophy of science, Avebury series in philosophy of science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .W58 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-3 > ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2472550M
    ISBN 100566050277, 0566051583, 1856283895
    LC Control Number87201883

    Summary: The category "Philosophy of Social Science" can be used in two different ways: it can mean a subfield in the philosophy of science with its own tradition and focus on those issues arising from the studies of society and human nature, such as methodological individualism/holism, social ontology, objectivity and values, rationality, etc. The philosophical searchlight has always been turned on scientific knowledge, but whereas the philosophy of physical and biological sciences is a well-covered field in terms of textbooks, especially in recent years, the philosophical exploration of the social sciences has remained relatively patchy or partitioned into subfields of social.

      The discussions included in this book are divided into four thematic sections: Social and cognitive roots for reflexivity upon the research process Philosophies of explanation in the social sciences Social normativity in social sciences Social processes in particular sciences Social Philosophy of Science for the Social Sciences will find an Author: Jaan Valsiner. Covid Update. Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our offices in the Social Sciences Building are closed to the public, but you can reach the Philosophy Department, Monday–Friday 8am-5pm at [email protected]

    The Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences is the first of its kind in bringing the subjects of philosophy and the social sciences together. It is not only about the philosophy of the social sciences but, going beyond that, it is also about the relationship between philosophy and the social sciences. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pratt, Vernon, Philosophy of the social sciences. London: Methuen, (OCoLC) Material Type.


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