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The philosophy of social science

an introduction

by Martin Hollis

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-265) and index.

    StatementMartin Hollis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .H665 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1435270M
    ISBN 100521442648, 0521447801
    LC Control Number93047234

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The book offers a comprehensive overview of debates in the field, with special attention to questions arising from new research programs in the social sciences. Philosophy of the Social Sciences (POS), peer-reviewed and published quarterly, has served as the international, interdisciplinary forum for current research, theory, and debate on the philosophical foundations of the social sciences for 40 years.

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Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emerging at the intersections of these subjects with biology.

Philosophy is unavoidable for social scientists because the choices they make in Cited by:. His book Inference to the Best Explanation is a model of lucidity, rigorous argumentation, and philosophical depth.

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Scientific social science: The above discussion of science and pseudoscience should make it obvious that questions about the genuine scientific status of all—or some particular—social science are sensible only if (1) they are posed as questions about specific bodies of social research and (2) they are approached as concrete inquiries into the evidential and explanatory success of that body Author: Harold Kincaid.