Understanding Social Science

ISBN-10: 0631218726

ISBN-13: 9780631218722

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Roger Trigg
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Description: In this lucid and engaging analysis of the nature of society, Roger Trigg examines the scientific basis of social science and shows that philosophical presuppositions are a necessary starting point for the study of society. This second edition contains three new chapters that demonstrate the relationship of the philosophy of social science to politics, and takes into account recent developments including the impact of rational choice theory, and attacks on the possibility of reason by postmodernists. Themes in the book include the relation of individual to society, the basis of our understanding of other societies, and the character of social reality. Is there such a thing as society? What of the threat of relativism? These and other questions are examined in depth, but with a clarity that introduces the issues to those new to the subject.

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Book details

List price: $59.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgement
The Nature of Science
Objectivity and the Sociology of Knowledge
Individuals and Society
Understanding Other Societies
Rationality
Facts and Values
Economics and Society
Culture: Function and Adaptation
Sociobiology and Determinism
Markets and Social Institutions
Tradition and Reason
The Philosophical Basis of Social Science
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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