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Philosophies of social sciences : the classic and contemporary readings, edited by Gerard Delanty and Piet Strydom

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Philosophies of social sciences : the classic and contemporary readings
Title
Philosophies of social sciences
Title remainder
the classic and contemporary readings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerard Delanty and Piet Strydom
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a collection of extracts from classic works on the philosophy of social science highlighting the work of many influential authors who have shaped social science
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DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1946-
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  • Delanty, Gerard
  • Strydom, Piet
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Social sciences
Label
Philosophies of social sciences : the classic and contemporary readings, edited by Gerard Delanty and Piet Strydom
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Introduction: What is the philosophy of social science?.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • What is a social fact?/
  • Emile Durkheim
  • p. 26
  • 2.
  • scientific world conception/
  • Otto Neurath
  • p. 31
  • 3.
  • Concept and theory in social science/
  • Carl G. Hempel
  • p. 35
  • 4.
  • Methodological problems of the social sciences/
  • Ernst Nagel
  • p. 39
  • 5.
  • problem of induction/
  • Karl Popper
  • p. 42
  • 6.
  • Confirmation, testing and meaning/
  • Rudolf Carnap
  • p. 47
  • 7.
  • Theory and empirical fact/
  • Talcott Parsons
  • p. 51
  • 8.
  • characterization of sense-data/
  • A. J. Ayer
  • p. 55
  • 9.
  • Two dogmas of empiricism/
  • W. V. O. Quine
  • p. 57
  • 10.
  • Language games and meaning/
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • p. 62
  • 11.
  • evolution of scientific ideas/
  • Stephen Toulmin
  • p. 70
  • 12.
  • role for history/
  • Thomas Kuhn
  • p. 72
  • 13.
  • Falsification and the methodology of scientific research programmes/
  • Imre Lakatos
  • p. 78
  • 14.
  • Against method/
  • Paul Feyerabend
  • p. 81
  • 15.
  • development of hermeneutics/
  • Wilhelm Dilthey
  • p. 99
  • 16.
  • On the nature of historical understanding/
  • Georg Simmel
  • p. 102
  • How is society possible?/
  • Georg Simmel
  • p. 102
  • 17.
  • 'Objectivity' in social science/
  • Max Weber
  • p. 107
  • 18.
  • dream-work/
  • Sigmund Freud
  • p. 121
  • philosophy of life/
  • Sigmund Freud
  • p. 121
  • 19.
  • From a critique of abstraction to relationalism/
  • Ernst Cassirer
  • p. 125
  • 20.
  • Competition as a cultural phenomenon/
  • Karl Mannheim
  • p. 128
  • 21.
  • Concept and theory formation in the social sciences/
  • Alfred Schutz
  • p. 134
  • 22.
  • philosopher and sociology/
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty
  • p. 142
  • 23.
  • age of the world picture/
  • Martin Heidegger
  • p. 147
  • 24.
  • Philosophy and science/
  • Peter Winch
  • p. 152
  • 25.
  • Hermeneutical understanding/
  • Hans-Georg Gadamer
  • p. 158
  • 26.
  • hermeneutic claim to universality/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 164
  • 27.
  • Towards a critical hermeneutic: hermeneutics and the critique of ideology/
  • Paul Ricoeur
  • p. 172
  • 28.
  • Interpretation and the sciences of man/
  • Charles Taylor
  • p. 182
  • 29.
  • thick description of culture/
  • Clifford Geertz
  • p. 187
  • 30.
  • Method and measurement/
  • Aaron Cicourel
  • p. 191
  • 31.
  • Rational properties of scientific and common-sense activities/
  • Harold Garfinkel
  • p. 194
  • 32.
  • Primary frameworks/
  • Erving Goffman
  • p. 202
  • 33.
  • Traditional and critical theory/
  • Max Horkheimer
  • p. 218
  • 34.
  • Philosophy and critical theory/
  • Herbert Marcuse
  • p. 224
  • 35.
  • Sociology and empirical research/
  • Theodor W. Adorno
  • p. 228
  • 36.
  • Knowledge and human interests/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 234
  • tasks of a critical theory/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 234
  • 37.
  • Types of social science in light of human cognitive interests/
  • Karl-Otto Apel
  • p. 246
  • 38.
  • Critical theory of society/
  • Albrecht Wellmer
  • p. 259
  • 39.
  • critical argument/
  • Roberto Mangabeira Unger
  • p. 264
  • 40.
  • Towards a reflexive sociology/
  • Alvin Gouldner
  • p. 267
  • 41.
  • definition of pragmatic and pragmatism/
  • Charles S. Peirce
  • p. 286
  • 42.
  • Social inquiry/
  • John Dewey
  • p. 290
  • 43.
  • Foundations of the theory of signs/
  • Charles Morris
  • p. 298
  • Pragmatics and semantics/
  • Charles Morris
  • p. 298
  • 44.
  • Situated actions and vocabularies of motive/
  • C. Wright Mills
  • p. 309
  • 45.
  • Transcendental pragmatics/
  • Karl-Otto Apel
  • p. 316
  • 46.
  • Structural analysis in linguistics and in anthropology/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 330
  • Language and the analysis of social laws/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 330
  • 47.
  • human sciences and philosophy/
  • Lucien Goldmann
  • p. 340
  • 48.
  • order of things/
  • Michel Foucault
  • p. 342
  • Power/knowledge/
  • Michel Foucault
  • p. 342
  • 49.
  • Structure, sign and play in the discourses of the human sciences/
  • Jacques Derrida
  • p. 354
  • 50.
  • logic of practice/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 359
  • 51.
  • 'Anti-foundationalism/
  • Richard J. Bernstein
  • p. 384
  • 52.
  • Radical doubt/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 388
  • On science and politics/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 388
  • 53.
  • Social science as a double hermeneutic/
  • Anthony Giddens
  • p. 400
  • 54.
  • standpoint of women in the everyday world/
  • Dorothy Smith
  • p. 405
  • 55.
  • Situated knowledges: the science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective/
  • Donna Haraway
  • p. 410
  • 56.
  • sociological significance of black feminist thought/
  • Patricia Hill Collins
  • p. 416
  • 57.
  • Strong constructivism/
  • Karin Knorr-Cetina
  • p. 419
  • 58.
  • What is social construction? The teenage pregnancy example/
  • Ian Hacking
  • p. 421
  • 59.
  • project of social epistemology and the elusive problem of knowledge in contemporary society/
  • Steve Fuller
  • p. 428
  • 60.
  • cognitive program of constructivism and a reality that remains unknown/
  • Niklas Luhmann
  • p. 436
  • 61.
  • Transcendental realism and the problem of naturalism/
  • Roy Bhaskar
  • p. 442
  • 62.
  • Rational choice and the explanation of social action/
  • Jon Elster
  • p. 448
  • 63.
  • Sociological realism/
  • Randall Collins
  • p. 456
  • 64.
  • Realism after the linguistic-pragmatic turn/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 460
  • Further reading.
  • p. 468
  • Index.
  • p. 475
Control code
982002035487
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 481 p.
Isbn
9780335208845
Lccn
2002035487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Philosophies of social sciences : the classic and contemporary readings, edited by Gerard Delanty and Piet Strydom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Introduction: What is the philosophy of social science?.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • What is a social fact?/
  • Emile Durkheim
  • p. 26
  • 2.
  • scientific world conception/
  • Otto Neurath
  • p. 31
  • 3.
  • Concept and theory in social science/
  • Carl G. Hempel
  • p. 35
  • 4.
  • Methodological problems of the social sciences/
  • Ernst Nagel
  • p. 39
  • 5.
  • problem of induction/
  • Karl Popper
  • p. 42
  • 6.
  • Confirmation, testing and meaning/
  • Rudolf Carnap
  • p. 47
  • 7.
  • Theory and empirical fact/
  • Talcott Parsons
  • p. 51
  • 8.
  • characterization of sense-data/
  • A. J. Ayer
  • p. 55
  • 9.
  • Two dogmas of empiricism/
  • W. V. O. Quine
  • p. 57
  • 10.
  • Language games and meaning/
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • p. 62
  • 11.
  • evolution of scientific ideas/
  • Stephen Toulmin
  • p. 70
  • 12.
  • role for history/
  • Thomas Kuhn
  • p. 72
  • 13.
  • Falsification and the methodology of scientific research programmes/
  • Imre Lakatos
  • p. 78
  • 14.
  • Against method/
  • Paul Feyerabend
  • p. 81
  • 15.
  • development of hermeneutics/
  • Wilhelm Dilthey
  • p. 99
  • 16.
  • On the nature of historical understanding/
  • Georg Simmel
  • p. 102
  • How is society possible?/
  • Georg Simmel
  • p. 102
  • 17.
  • 'Objectivity' in social science/
  • Max Weber
  • p. 107
  • 18.
  • dream-work/
  • Sigmund Freud
  • p. 121
  • philosophy of life/
  • Sigmund Freud
  • p. 121
  • 19.
  • From a critique of abstraction to relationalism/
  • Ernst Cassirer
  • p. 125
  • 20.
  • Competition as a cultural phenomenon/
  • Karl Mannheim
  • p. 128
  • 21.
  • Concept and theory formation in the social sciences/
  • Alfred Schutz
  • p. 134
  • 22.
  • philosopher and sociology/
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty
  • p. 142
  • 23.
  • age of the world picture/
  • Martin Heidegger
  • p. 147
  • 24.
  • Philosophy and science/
  • Peter Winch
  • p. 152
  • 25.
  • Hermeneutical understanding/
  • Hans-Georg Gadamer
  • p. 158
  • 26.
  • hermeneutic claim to universality/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 164
  • 27.
  • Towards a critical hermeneutic: hermeneutics and the critique of ideology/
  • Paul Ricoeur
  • p. 172
  • 28.
  • Interpretation and the sciences of man/
  • Charles Taylor
  • p. 182
  • 29.
  • thick description of culture/
  • Clifford Geertz
  • p. 187
  • 30.
  • Method and measurement/
  • Aaron Cicourel
  • p. 191
  • 31.
  • Rational properties of scientific and common-sense activities/
  • Harold Garfinkel
  • p. 194
  • 32.
  • Primary frameworks/
  • Erving Goffman
  • p. 202
  • 33.
  • Traditional and critical theory/
  • Max Horkheimer
  • p. 218
  • 34.
  • Philosophy and critical theory/
  • Herbert Marcuse
  • p. 224
  • 35.
  • Sociology and empirical research/
  • Theodor W. Adorno
  • p. 228
  • 36.
  • Knowledge and human interests/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 234
  • tasks of a critical theory/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 234
  • 37.
  • Types of social science in light of human cognitive interests/
  • Karl-Otto Apel
  • p. 246
  • 38.
  • Critical theory of society/
  • Albrecht Wellmer
  • p. 259
  • 39.
  • critical argument/
  • Roberto Mangabeira Unger
  • p. 264
  • 40.
  • Towards a reflexive sociology/
  • Alvin Gouldner
  • p. 267
  • 41.
  • definition of pragmatic and pragmatism/
  • Charles S. Peirce
  • p. 286
  • 42.
  • Social inquiry/
  • John Dewey
  • p. 290
  • 43.
  • Foundations of the theory of signs/
  • Charles Morris
  • p. 298
  • Pragmatics and semantics/
  • Charles Morris
  • p. 298
  • 44.
  • Situated actions and vocabularies of motive/
  • C. Wright Mills
  • p. 309
  • 45.
  • Transcendental pragmatics/
  • Karl-Otto Apel
  • p. 316
  • 46.
  • Structural analysis in linguistics and in anthropology/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 330
  • Language and the analysis of social laws/
  • Claude Levi-Strauss
  • p. 330
  • 47.
  • human sciences and philosophy/
  • Lucien Goldmann
  • p. 340
  • 48.
  • order of things/
  • Michel Foucault
  • p. 342
  • Power/knowledge/
  • Michel Foucault
  • p. 342
  • 49.
  • Structure, sign and play in the discourses of the human sciences/
  • Jacques Derrida
  • p. 354
  • 50.
  • logic of practice/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 359
  • 51.
  • 'Anti-foundationalism/
  • Richard J. Bernstein
  • p. 384
  • 52.
  • Radical doubt/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 388
  • On science and politics/
  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • p. 388
  • 53.
  • Social science as a double hermeneutic/
  • Anthony Giddens
  • p. 400
  • 54.
  • standpoint of women in the everyday world/
  • Dorothy Smith
  • p. 405
  • 55.
  • Situated knowledges: the science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective/
  • Donna Haraway
  • p. 410
  • 56.
  • sociological significance of black feminist thought/
  • Patricia Hill Collins
  • p. 416
  • 57.
  • Strong constructivism/
  • Karin Knorr-Cetina
  • p. 419
  • 58.
  • What is social construction? The teenage pregnancy example/
  • Ian Hacking
  • p. 421
  • 59.
  • project of social epistemology and the elusive problem of knowledge in contemporary society/
  • Steve Fuller
  • p. 428
  • 60.
  • cognitive program of constructivism and a reality that remains unknown/
  • Niklas Luhmann
  • p. 436
  • 61.
  • Transcendental realism and the problem of naturalism/
  • Roy Bhaskar
  • p. 442
  • 62.
  • Rational choice and the explanation of social action/
  • Jon Elster
  • p. 448
  • 63.
  • Sociological realism/
  • Randall Collins
  • p. 456
  • 64.
  • Realism after the linguistic-pragmatic turn/
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • p. 460
  • Further reading.
  • p. 468
  • Index.
  • p. 475
Control code
982002035487
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 481 p.
Isbn
9780335208845
Lccn
2002035487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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