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Semantics and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)
     

Semantics and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)

by Graham MacDonald, Philip Pettit
 

Originally published in 1980, this book examines the major issues in the philosophy of social science, paying specific attention to cross-cultural understanding, humanism versus scientism, individualism versus collectivism, and the shaping of theory by evaluative commitment. Arguing for a cross-cultural conception of human beings, the authors defend humanism and

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Originally published in 1980, this book examines the major issues in the philosophy of social science, paying specific attention to cross-cultural understanding, humanism versus scientism, individualism versus collectivism, and the shaping of theory by evaluative commitment. Arguing for a cross-cultural conception of human beings, the authors defend humanism and individualism, and reject the notion that social inquiry is necessarily vitiated by an adherence to values.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415608992
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/22/2012
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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