Last edited by Kigakora
Thursday, February 13, 2020 | History

4 edition of The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of the social sciences found in the catalog.

The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of the social sciences

The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of the social sciences

  • 279 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-367) and index

    Other titlesPhilosophy of the social sciences
    Statementedited by Stephen P. Turner and Paul A. Roth
    SeriesBlackwell philosophy guides -- 11
    ContributionsTurner, Stephen P., 1951-, Roth, Paul Andrew, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .B4774 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17088608M
    ISBN 100631215379, 0631215387
    LC Control Number2002004263

    Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title eg. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see Wikipedia: Book series. Anyone acquainted with the canonical anthology of the s, M. Works can belong to more than one series. While all of its chapters are of high quality, their accessibility and comprehensiveness vary widely, so that some care must be exercised when assigning the book to students, especially undergraduates. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy.

    In a crucial endnoteno. Its combination of disciplinary and topical subject matters provides a framework for discussions that are philosophically rigorous at the same time that they touch upon and illuminate many of the prevailing educational concerns of our time. The real heart of this chapter is its extensive discussion of Otto Neurath, whose pre-war work, Uebel convincingly argues, foreshadowed the latest advances of postpositivist philosophy of the social sciences. Burbules, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign "The top people writing this Barnett on the university, Bridges on the market, Griffiths on feminism and equity, Halstead on values, Noddings on social policy, Peters on postmodernism, Wringe on democracy provide a well-arranged collection of materials likely to interest students of education, studying it at university and in continuing education, as well as educational researchers, ethicists, people looking at citizenship, and anyone lecturing in the field. Quite understandably, Rawling makes use of mathematical nomenclature and concepts that do not appear elsewhere in this book.

    Roth, eds. Topics covered include experiment and observation, evolution, molecular and developmental biology, cognitive science, and feminist philosophy of science ISBN has been added to your Cart. Bohman both describes and champions the development of the critical program from a search for a liberating and scientifically objective theoretical critique of society to a free-wheeling dialogical inquiry, prepared to learn from all standpoints and methodologies. Phillips, Stanford University "This excellent collection documents the vitality and relevance of contemporary philosophy of education. She reminds the reader that the bare fact that some behavioral trait may increase fitness does not constitute a complete demonstration that its presence results from a process of evolutionary adaptation. Focusing and advancing key arguments throughout, each essay incorporates essential background material serving to clarify the history and logic.


Share this book
You might also like
And where shall I be?

And where shall I be?

Shining star

Shining star

Review of U.S. policy in the Middle East

Review of U.S. policy in the Middle East

Christian witness in Fordwich for 100 years

Christian witness in Fordwich for 100 years

The Financial Services Competitive Equity Act

The Financial Services Competitive Equity Act

Sketch-book of popular geology.

Sketch-book of popular geology.

OUTPOST OF JUPITER (del Rey SF Adventure)

OUTPOST OF JUPITER (del Rey SF Adventure)

Culture, dialogue, and the Church

Culture, dialogue, and the Church

Foreign policy of India.

Foreign policy of India.

Growlers (Vor Forcebook)

Growlers (Vor Forcebook)

Cholmondeley timber sales

Cholmondeley timber sales

The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of the social sciences book

The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Lynn Hankinson Nelson offers a level-headed, accessible, and apolitical critique of the use of evolutionary explanations in the social and behavioral sciences.

Each chapter has been written as a collaboration between authors in order to emphasize the diversity of thought, and where appropriate, the dissent and debate that is intrinsic to the field. Most of the books reviewed are philosophical. They originally came together to explore their shared interest in postmodern issues and poststructualist theory in relation to education.

Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. So, " 0 prequel " sorts by 0 under the label "prequel. Focusing and advancing key arguments throughout, each essay incorporates essential background material serving to clarify the history and logic of the relevant topic.

The real heart of this chapter is its extensive discussion of Otto Neurath, whose pre-war work, Uebel convincingly argues, foreshadowed the latest advances of postpositivist philosophy of the social sciences.

Topics covered include experiment and observation, evolution, molecular and developmental biology, cognitive science, and feminist philosophy of science. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification eg.

Focusing and advancing key arguments throughout, each essay incorporates essential background material serving to clarify the history and logic. In this important survey, an international group of leading philosophers charts the development of the field in the twentieth century and points to important questions for its future.

McLaughlin References. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Cooper, University of Durham "This volume contains many excellent essays that between them capture in an authoritative - and lucid - way the intellectual diversity of the contemporary field of philosophy of education.

Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. David G. Related ebooks. Rubrics: Science Philosophy.‘This is a guide in the best possible sense.

It provides an historical as well as a thematic framework for appraising the debates that have shaped philosophy of social science since the nineteenth century, rooting it firmly both in philosophical traditions of thought about science and the social, and in the empirical and theoretical problems of abiding concern to social scientists.

The philosophy of the social sciences is concerned with a wide range of problems that pertain to explanations of human action and thought. This volume surveys. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science is an outstanding guide to the major themes, movements, debates, and topics in the philosophy of social science.

It includes thirty-seven newly written chapters, by many of the leading scholars in the field, as well as a. Buy Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Science (Blackwell Philosophy Guides) by Peter Machamer, Michael Silberstein (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible atlasbowling.com: Peter Machamer. The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences collects newly commissioned essays that examine fundamental issues in the social sciences.

Breaks new ground by including key new areas of inquiry in the social sciences: cognitive science, feminist philosophy, evolutionary accounts of social life, rational choice theory, and causal modeling. Scholar Commons Citation. Turner, Stephen and Roth, Paul A., "The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences" ().

Philosophy Faculty atlasbowling.com by: