Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science

Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science

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Publisher's Synopsis

This anthology offers a selection of readings, plus three specially commissioned articles that encompass a broad range of topics in the field. The introductions to each section provide a map through the discipline.;Covering the major areas in the discipline, including debates about explanation, methodological individualism, and the special sciences, this text could serve as a source for scholarship in the field. It could also be used as the basis for a course.;The commissioned articles are: "Taylor on Interpretation and the Sciences of Man" by Michael Martin; "Microfoundations of Marxism" by D. Little; and "Evidential Constraints: Pragmatic Empiricism in Archaeology" by A. Wylie.

Book information

ISBN: 9780262132961
Publisher: MIT Press
Imprint: The MIT Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 300.1
DEWEY edition: 20
Number of pages: 814
Weight: 1793g
Height: 254mm
Width: 178mm
Spine width: 50mm