The Resource The SAGE handbook of the philosophy of social sciences, edited by Ian C. Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla

The SAGE handbook of the philosophy of social sciences, edited by Ian C. Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla

Label
The SAGE handbook of the philosophy of social sciences
Title
The SAGE handbook of the philosophy of social sciences
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ian C. Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla
Title variation
Philosophy of social sciences
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This handbook provides a comprehensive view of the fundamental philosophical and methodological problems characteristic of the social sciences, as well as of the main approaches and school of thought within the discipline. It is a reference for researchers and teachers to employ in their investigations and lectures
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
300.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
H61.15
LC item number
.S33 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The SAGE handbook of the philosophy of social sciences, edited by Ian C. Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • COVER; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Advisory Board; Introduction: Philosophical Problems of the Social Sciences: Paradigms, Methodology and Ontology; PART 1: The Development of the Philosophy of Social Science; 1. The Philosophy of Social Science from Mandeville to Mannheim; 2. Continental Philosophies of the Social Sciences; 3. The Philosophy of Social Science in the Twentieth Century:Analytic Traditions: Reflections on the Rationalitätstreit; PART 2: Central Issues in Social Ontology; 4. Naturalism: The Place of Society in Nature; 5. Language and Society
  • 22. Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Ethnomethodology23. Pragmatism and Symbolic Interactionism; 24. Social Constructionism, Postmodernism and Deconstructionism; 25. Theories of Culture, Cognition, and Action; 26. Communicative Action and Critical Theory; PART 4: Methodology: Assessingand Using Social Theories; 27. Facts, Values, and Objectivity; 28. Idealised Representations, Inferential Devices and Cross-Disciplinary Tools: Theoretical Models in Social Sciences; 29. Empirical Evidence:Its Nature and Sources; 30. Experiments; 31. Mathematics and Statistics in the Social Sciences
  • 32. Artificial Worlds and Agent-Based Simulation33. Explanation in the Social Sciences; 34. Prediction; 35. Science and Technology Studies and Social Epistemology:The Struggle for Normativity in Social Theories of Knowledge; 36. Expert Judgement; 37. Social Technology; Epilogue: Rationality in the Social Sciences: Bridging the Gap; Index
  • 6. Social Minds7. Rational Agency; 8. Individualism, Collective Agency and The "Micro-Macro Relation"; 9. Rules, Norms and Commitments; 10. Systems Theory; 11. The Concept of Culture as an Ontological Paradox; 12. Power and Social Class in the Twenty-first Century; 13. Causality, Causal Models, and Social Mechanisms; PART 3: A Philosopher's Guide to Social Science Paradigms; 14. Rational Choice Theory; 15. Game Theory; 16. Social Networks; 17. Normative Criteria of Social Choice; 18. Analytical Sociology; 19. Institutions; 20. Evolutionary Approaches; 21. Functionalism and Structuralism
Control code
ocn823738886
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 749 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473913868
Lccn
2010932337
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27122803
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)823738886
  • srmo1283835479

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