The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science

1st Edition

Lee McIntyre, Alex Rosenberg

Routledge
Published December 22, 2016
Reference - 454 Pages
ISBN 9781138825758 - CAT# Y172749
Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

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Summary

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science is an outstanding guide to the major themes, movements, debates, and topics in the philosophy of social science. It includes thirty-seven newly written chapters, by many of the leading scholars in the field, as well as a comprehensive introduction by the editors. Insofar as possible, the material in this volume is presented in accessible language, with an eye toward undergraduate and graduate students who may be coming to some of this material for the first time. Scholars too will appreciate this clarity, along with the chance to read about the latest advances in the discipline. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science is broken up into four parts.

    • Historical and Philosophical Context
    • Concepts
    • Debates
    • Individual Sciences

Edited by two of the leading scholars in the discipline, this volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the philosophy of social science, and its many areas of connection and overlap with key debates in the philosophy of science.

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