PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES - PHILOSOPHICAL THEORY AND SCIENTIFIC PRACTICE

PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES - PHILOSOPHICAL THEORY AND SCIENTIFIC PRACTICE

This volume is a unique contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences, presenting the results of cutting-edge philosophers' research alongside critical discussions by practicing social scientists. The book is motivated by the view that the philosophy of the social sciences cannot ignore the specific scientific practices according to which social scientific work is being conducted, and that it will be valuable only if it evolves in constant interaction with theoretical developments in the social sciences. With its unique format guaranteeing a genuine discussion between philosophers and social scientists, this thought-provoking volume extends the frontiers of the field. It will appeal to all scholars and students interested in the interplay between philosophy and the social sciences.
Editora: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN: 0521739063
ISBN13: 9780521739061
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2009
Número de Páginas: 344
Acabamento: PAPERBACK
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