Varieties of Social Explanation Varieties of Social Explanation

Varieties of Social Explanation

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Science

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Publisher Description

An introduction to the philosophy of social science with an emphasis on the central forms of explanation in social science: rational-intentional, causal, functional, structural, materialist, and interpretive. The book offers a treatment of rational choice theory, microfoundations for social explanation, the idea of supervenience, functionalism, and current discussions of relativism. This edition includes an extensive new introduction, "Philosophy and Social Knowledge".

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2012
March 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
269
Pages
PUBLISHER
Daniel Little
SELLER
Daniel Little
SIZE
46.7
MB

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