Social Science : Philosophical And Methodlogical Foundations (Paperback)

Author: Delanty, Gerard

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Publisher McGraw-Hill
Mfg Part# 9780335217212
SKU 31155199
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0335217214
Release Date 2/28/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.25L x 0.25T
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Editors Note A succinct, readable guide|discussing core ideas in|social science|This second edition of this respected and|successful text includes essential new material|covering the following topics:| Postmodern and feminist approaches | The crisis in social science | An overview of the main developments in the|philosophy of the social sciences |Social Science builds on the success of the first|edition and moves the discussions forward and|brings up-to-date the material on the positivist|dispute, hermeneutic theory, and the critical conception|of social science.|The main developments examined in this text|include the positivist dispute (the rise of rationalism|and empiricism, positivism, and implications|of the work of Popper and Kuhn); hermeneutic|theory from Weber to Schutz and Taylor; and the|critical conception of social science, as in Marxism,|Adorno, and Habermas.|Social Science will be of strong interest to undergraduates|and postgraduates in the social sciences|as well as to professional researchers|working in the areas of the philosophy of social|science, the sociology of science and knowledge,|and social and political theory.
Editors Note 1 A succinct, readable guide|discussing core ideas in|social science|This second edition of this respected and|successful text includes essential new material|covering the following topics:| Postmodern and feminist approaches | The crisis in social science | An overview of the main developments in the|philosophy of the social sciences |Social Science builds on the success of the first|edition and moves the discussions forward and|brings up-to-date the material on the positivist|dispute, hermeneutic theory, and the critical conception|of social science.|The main developments examined in this text|include the positivist dispute (the rise of rationalism|and empiricism, positivism, and implications|of the work of Popper and Kuhn); hermeneutic|theory from Weber to Schutz and Taylor; and the|critical conception of social science, as in Marxism,|Adorno, and Habermas.|Social Science will be of strong interest to undergraduates|and postgraduates in the social sciences|as well as to professional researchers|working in the areas of the philosophy of social|science, the sociology of science and knowledge,|and social and political theory.
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