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Author Rosenberg, Alexander, 1946-
Title Philosophy of social science [electronic resource] / Alexander Rosenberg.
Publication Info. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2012.
Edition 4th ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xi, 324 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is the philosophy of social science -- The methodological divide: naturalism v. interpretation -- The explanation of human action -- Intentionality and intensionality -- Behaviorism in the behavioral sciences -- Problems of rational choice theory -- Social psychology and the construction of society -- Philosophical anthropology -- Holism and antireductionism in sociology and psychology -- Functionalism as a research program -- Sociobiology or the standard social science model? -- Theories of cultural evolution -- Research ethics in social inquiry -- Facts and values in the human sciences -- Social science and the enduring questions of philosophy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2012. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780813345925 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813345932 (e-book)
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