5 edition of history and philosophy of the social sciences found in the catalog.
|Statement||Peter T. Manicas.|
|LC Classifications||H51 .M37 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 345 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||86017525|
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The book is in three main parts. It deals firstly with the history of certain key ides from the early modern period (assessing thinkers from Hobbes and Marx to Hegel, Weber, and Kuhn), before exploring the institutional and social features which have shaped the emergence of modern social by: In "The History and Philosophy of Social Science", Scott Gordon seeks to raise the history of social sciences to the same level of critical examination as the natural sciences.
Gordon proceeds roughly chronologically, generally omitting ideas like psychoanalysis that are no longer by: Aimed at students and researchers of philosophy, history and the social sciences, this book is driven by a desire to revindicate questions concerning ontology and social ontology, to rethink the nature of explanation, and to resituate normativity and values within scientific, social scientific Author: Timothy Rutzou.
The History and Philosophy of Social Science book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an impr 3/5(7). The book is motivated by the view that the philosophy of the social sciences cannot ignore the specific scientific practices according to which social scientific work is being conducted, and that it will be valuable only if it evolves in constant interaction with theoretical developments in the social : Paperback.
Dr Robert C. Bishop is John and Madeleine McIntyre Endowed Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Wheaton College, USA. He has lectured in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics and Political Science and has published widely in the philosophy of social science, psychology and by: The history and philosophy of social science A landmark in its field, this book attains the most exacting scholarly standards whilst making the history of the social sciences enjoyable to read.
Scott Gordon provides a magisterial review of the historical development of the social sciences. He examines the problems which confronted the greatFile Size: 2MB.
The book is motivated by the view that the philosophy of the social sciences cannot ignore the specific scientific practices according to which social scientific work is being conducted, and that it will be valuable only if it evolves in constant interaction with theoretical developments in the social sciences.
Read this book on Questia. The story of social philosopohy, of all that man has thought regarding human relations, their origin and destiny, is even more thrilling than the story of philosophy, because it is more vital to human welfare.
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.
Bertrand Russell has written the textbook "A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY And Its Connection with Political and Social Circumstances from the Earliest Times to the Present Day".
Arthur Hübscher has written the reference book on philosophy of the 20th century "Thinkers of our time (62 portraits)" in excellent unacademic art style. About The Philosophy of the Social Sciences. This is the definitive companion to the study of the philosophy of the social sciences.
It provides the student with an accessible, comprehensive and philosophically rigorous introduction to all the major philosophical concepts, issues and debates raised by the social sciences.
A history and philosophy of the social sciences. [Peter T Manicas] -- This ambitious critical history of the variety of disciplines we group together as the social sciences argues that the defining characteristic of social science, both historically and in the present.
Most historians, however, consider history as one of the humanities. It is generally best, in any case, to consider history as marginal to the humanities and social sciences, since its insights and techniques pervade both.
The study of comparative law may also be regarded as a part of the social sciences. Social sciences came forth from the moral philosophy of the time and was influenced by the Age of Revolutions, such as the Industrial revolution and the French revolution.
The beginnings of the social sciences in the 18th century are reflected in the grand encyclopedia of Diderot, with articles from Rousseau and other pioneers. On the Analysis of History and the Interdependence of the Social Sciences. Franklin M. Fisher - - Philosophy of Science 27 (2) The Scientific Merit of the Social Sciences: Implications for Research and the book: $ used (88% off) $ new.
Philosophy of Social Science, Fourth Edition Alexander Rosenberg In this fourth edition of his book, Rosenberg 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.
A review of the historical development of the social sciences from their beginnings in Renaissance Italy to the present day. The author examines the problems. The History and Philosophy of Social Science: Gordon, H.
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Oxford's unprecedented Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language comprehensible to general readers. Collecting anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, human geography, cultural studies, and Marxism in one volume, the Dictionary presents concise, clearly written.
"This book is about what modern social science is and how it came to be what it is. The ideas that we carry around with us have their own history, and this book tells us where these ideas come from."-James M. Buchanan, Nobel Laureate in Economics "Professor Gordon has created a work of rare authority in this riveting and beautifully.
Get this from a library. The history and philosophy of social science. [Scott Gordon] -- A review of the historical development of the social sciences from their beginnings in Renaissance Italy to the present day.
The author examines the problems that the great thinkers have confronted. Well, it is really a good introductory book to philosophy of social science. Most fundamental concepts are comprehensively explained and rich discussions on each of them are presented.
This book, or similar ones are a must read for those who work in social science areas in order to become clear in their minds.
However, the book is not fluent!/5. Summary: The category "Philosophy of Social Science" can be used in two different ways: it can mean a subfield in the philosophy of science with its own tradition and focus on those issues arising from the studies of society and human nature, such as methodological individualism/holism, social ontology, objectivity and values, rationality, etc.
If one were to construct a type of genealogical chart, it would show analytic philosophy of history as the runt of a litter of topics sprung from philosophy of science in its youth.1 Birth could plausibly be dated with the publication of Carl Hempel’s classic article, “The Function of General Laws in History Cited by: 1.
Thomas Kuhn: the man who changed the way the world looked at science Fifty years ago, a book by Thomas Kuhn altered the way we look at the philosophy behind science, as well as introducing the.
Philosophy of the Social Sciences DOI: / Philosophy of the Social Sciences ; 1; Murray S. Davis That's Interesting!: Towards a Phenomenology of Sociology and a Sociology of Phenomenology ’standard form’ of the books and articles in which this research is presented is the following: (i) File Size: 2MB.
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intellectuals in public life and the problems of social order and assent in restoration england. In a new introduction, the authors describe how science and its social context were understood when this book was first published, and how the study of the history of science has changed since then.
pages. 15 halftones. 7 line Size: 1MB. The history of the social sciences begins in the Age of Enlightenment afterwhich saw a revolution within natural philosophy, changing the basic framework by which individuals understood what.
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Peter Manicas () was a philosopher of science and society at University of Hawaii, Honolulu. Following description of his book: A History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences, provides some of the core elements of his thought which are radically different from mainstream ity control: BNF: cb (data).
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The origins of philosophy of science trace back to Plato and Aristotle who distinguished the forms of approximate and exact reasoning, set out the threefold scheme of abductive, deductive, and inductive inference, and also analyzed reasoning by analogy.
Philosophy of social science, branch of philosophy that examines the concepts, methods, and logic of the social philosophy of social science is consequently a metatheoretical endeavour—a theory about theories of social life.
To achieve their end, philosophers of social science investigate both the practice of the social sciences and the nature of the entities that the social. This is the definitive companion to the study of the philosophy of the social sciences.
It provides the student with an accessible, comprehensive and philosophically rigorous introduction to all the major philosophical concepts, issues and debates raised by the social sciences/5(11). About this journal.
History of the Human Sciences is a peer reviewed journal that aims to expand our understanding of the human world through an interdisciplinary approach.
The journal publishes articles from a wide range of fields - including sociology, psychology, psychoanalysis, the neurosciences, anthropology, political science, philosophy, literary criticism.
Lorraine Daston, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Emergence and Divisions of the Discipline. The history of science is an ancient pursuit, but a relatively young discipline.
From Aristotle through the early nineteenth century, practitioners of one or another branch of knowledge have variously used the history of their field to argue for. Database that indexes annually collected scholarly works relating to every aspect of Greek and Roman civilization (authors and texts ; literature ; linguistics ; political, economic, and social history ; attitudes and daily life ; religion ; cultural and artistic life ; law ; philosophy ; science and technology ; and the history of classical Author: Joseph Ross.
The Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences is the first of its kind in bringing the subjects of philosophy and the social sciences together. It is not only about the philosophy of the social sciences but, going beyond that, it is also about the relationship between philosophy and the social sciences.An interdisciplinary liberal arts department, History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences (HPSS) offers a wide variety of courses on the nature of human life—past and present—in its psychological, social, political, intellectual, philosophical and cultural contexts and manifestations.Product Information.
The last decades have seen major reformations in the philosophy and history of science. What has been called 'post-positivist' philosophy of science has introduced radically new concerns with historical, social, and valuative components of scientific thought in the natural sciences, and has raised up the demons of relativism, subjectivism and sociologism to haunt the once.