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
Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-367) and index
|Other titles||Philosophy of the social sciences|
|Statement||edited by Stephen P. Turner and Paul A. Roth|
|Series||Blackwell philosophy guides -- 11|
|Contributions||Turner, Stephen P., 1951-, Roth, Paul Andrew, 1948-|
|LC Classifications||H61 .B4774 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 382 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||382|
|ISBN 10||0631215379, 0631215387|
|LC Control Number||2002004263|
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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" ().
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