Explanation and Understanding in the Human Sciences

Explanation and Understanding in the Human Sciences

by Gurpreet Mahajan

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ISBN-13: 9780199088676
Publisher: OUP India
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 282 KB

About the Author

Gurpreet Mahajan is Professor, Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface to Third Edition
Preface
1. Explaining Causally;
2. Reason-Action Explanation;
3. Hermeneutic Understanding;
4. The Narrative Mode;
5. Some Considerations on Method;
Epilogue: Postmodern Anti-Foundationalism;
Bibliography
Index

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