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Realism Philosophy and Social Science

by K. Dean
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2006-05-23
Genre: Social Science
Pages: 199 pages
ISBN 13: 0230502075
ISBN 10: 9780230502079
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Synopsis : Realism Philosophy and Social Science written by K. Dean, published by Springer which was released on 2006-05-23. Download Realism Philosophy and Social Science Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The demise of positivism (the announcement of whose death may, however, have been premature) has been accompanied by a crisis of confidence in the social sciences; a crisis expressed in the revitalisation of philosophical debates. -- The authors examine the relationship between social science and philosophy and ask what sort of work social science and an accompanying philosophy should do. They reintroduce the question of ontology, through the work of Roy Bhaskar. The book argues against philosophising and is committed to a philosophical approach grounded in the social sciences.

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