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Contemporary Philosophy Social / Edition 1
     

Contemporary Philosophy Social / Edition 1

by Brian Fay
 

ISBN-10: 1557865388

ISBN-13: 9781557865380

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This volume provides a lucid and distinct introduction to multiculturalism and the philosophy of social science.

  • Distinct, engaging and timely 'multicultural' approach
  • Clear, non-technical overview of the nature of social inquiry
  • First volume of outstanding new "Contemporary Philosophy" series

Overview

This volume provides a lucid and distinct introduction to multiculturalism and the philosophy of social science.

  • Distinct, engaging and timely 'multicultural' approach
  • Clear, non-technical overview of the nature of social inquiry
  • First volume of outstanding new "Contemporary Philosophy" series

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557865380
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Contemporary Philosophy Series
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction: A Multicultural Approach to the Philosophy of Social Science.

1. Do You Have to be One to Know One?.

2. Do we Need Others to be Ourselves?.

3. Does our Culture or Society Make us What we Are?.

4. Do People in Different Cultures Live in Different Worlds?.

5. Must we Assume Others are Rational?.

6. Must we Comprehend Others in Their Own Terms?.

7. Is the Meaning of Others' Behaviour What They Mean by It?.

8. Is our Understanding of Others Essentially Historical?.

9. Do we Live Stories or Just Tell Them?.

10. Can We Understand Others Objectively?.

11. Conclusion: What's to be Learned From a Muticultural Philosophy of Social Science?.

Bibliography.

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