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  1. Göktuğ Morçöl (2002). A New Mind for Policy Analysis: Toward a Post-Newtonian and Postpositivist Epistemology and Methodology. Praeger.score: 360.0
  2. Scott Scheall, Lesser Degrees of Explanation: Some Implications of F.A. Hayek’s Methodology of Sciences of Complex Phenomena.score: 279.0
    From the early-1950s on, F.A. Hayek was concerned with the development of a methodology of sciences that study systems of complex phenomena. Hayek argued that the knowledge that can be acquired about such systems is, in virtue of their complexity (and the comparatively narrow boundaries of human cognitive faculties), relatively limited. The paper aims to elucidate the implications of Hayek’s methodology with respect to the specific dimensions along which the scientist’s knowledge of some complex phenomena may be (...)
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  3. Donald Thomas Campbell (1988). Methodology and Epistemology for Social Science: Selected Papers. University of Chicago Press.score: 255.0
    Since the 1950s, Donald T. Campbell has been one of the most influential contributors to the methodology of the social sciences. A distinguished psychologist, he has published scores of widely cited journal articles, and two awards, in social psychology and in public policy, have been named in his honor. This book is the first to collect his most significant papers, and it demonstrates the breadth and originality of his work.
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  4. Wesley Shrum & John J. Beggs (1997). Methodology for Studying Research Networks in the Developing World: Generating Information for Science and Technology Policy. Knowledge, Technology and Policy 9 (4):62-85.score: 222.0
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  5. Kristin Shrader-Frechette (2004). Methodology in Practice: Is There a New Normativity in Philosophy of Science? Using Metascience to Improve Dose-Response Curves in Biology: Better Policy Through Better Science. Philosophy of Science 71 (5):1026-1037.score: 218.0
     
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  6. Mark J. Smith (ed.) (2005). Philosophy & Methodology of the Social Sciences. Sage.score: 200.0
    This is a comprehensive and authoritative reference collection in the philosophy and methodology of the social sciences. The source materials selected are drawn from debates within the natural sciences as well as social scientific practice. This four volume set covers the traditional literature on the philosophy of the social sciences, and the contemporary philosophical and methodological debates developing at the heart of the disciplinary and interdisciplinary groups in the social sciences. It addresses the needs of (...)
     
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  7. Sandra G. Harding & Merrill B. Hintikka (eds.) (2003). Discovering Reality: Feminist Perspectives on Epistemology, Metaphysics, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science. Kluwer Academic Publishers.score: 189.0
    This collection of essays, first published two decades ago, presents central feminist critiques and analyses of natural and social sciences and their philosophies. Unfortunately, in spite of the brilliant body of research and scholarship in these fields in subsequent decades, the insights of these essays remain as timely now as they were then: philosophy and the sciences still presume kinds of social innocence to which they are not entitled. The essays focus on Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau, and (...)
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  8. S. I. Benn & G. W. Mortimore (eds.) (1976). Rationality and the Social Sciences: Contributions to the Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences. Routledge and Kegan Paul.score: 176.0
  9. Barry Hindess (1977). Philosophy and Methodology in the Social Sciences. Harvester Press.score: 176.0
  10. Mark Solovey & Jefferson D. Pooley (2011). The Price of Success: Sociologist Harry Alpert, the NSF's First Social Science Policy Architect. Annals of Science 68 (2):229-260.score: 176.0
    Summary Harry Alpert (1912?1977), the US sociologist, is best-known for his directorship of the National Science Foundation's social science programme in the 1950s. This study extends our understanding of Alpert in two main ways: first, by examining the earlier development of his views and career. Beginning with his 1939 biography of Emile Durkheim, we explore the early development of Alpert's views about foundational questions concerning the scientific status of sociology and social science more generally, proper social science methodology, the (...)
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  11. Thomas Eberle (2010). The Phenomenological Life-World Analysis and the Methodology of the Social Sciences. Human Studies 33 (2):123-139.score: 168.0
    This Alfred Schutz Memorial Lecture discusses the relationship between the phenomenological life-world analysis and the methodology of the social sciences, which was the central motive of Schutz’s work. I have set two major goals in this lecture. The first is to scrutinize the postulate of adequacy, as this postulate is the most crucial of Schutz’s methodological postulates. Max Weber devised the postulate ‘adequacy of meaning’ in analogy to the postulate of ‘causal adequacy’ (a concept used in jurisprudence) and (...)
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  12. Ben Hale (2011). The Methods of Applied Philosophy and the Tools of the Policy Sciences. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2):215-232.score: 168.0
    In this paper I argue that applied philosophers hoping to develop a stronger role in public policy formation can begin by aligning their methods with the tools employed in the policy sciences. I proceed first by characterizing the standard view of policymaking and policy education as instrumentally oriented toward the employment of specific policy tools. I then investigate pressures internal to philosophy that nudge work in applied philosophy toward the periphery of policy debates. I (...)
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  13. Ru Michael Sabre (1991). An Alternative Logical Framework for Dialectical Reasoning in the Social and Policy Sciences. Theory and Decision 30 (3):187-211.score: 166.7
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  14. Justin Cruickshank (ed.) (2003). Critical Realism: The Difference in Makes. Routledge.score: 165.0
    This book introduces social scientists to the difference that critical realism can make to theorizing and methodological problems within the contemporary social sciences. The chapters, which cover such topics as cultural studies, feminism, globalization, heterodox economics, education policy, the self, and the "underclass" debate, are arranged in four sections dealing with some of the major topics in contemporary social science: ethics, the consequences of the "linguistic turn", methodology and globalization.
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  15. Eric Schliesser (2012). Four Species of Reflexivity and History of Economics in Economic Policy Science. Journal of the Philosophy of History 5 (3):425-445.score: 164.0
    Abstract This paper argues that history of economics has a fruitful, underappreciated role to play in the development of economics, especially when understood as a policy science. This goes against the grain of the last half century during which economics, which has undergone a formal revolution, has distanced itself from its `literary' past and practices precisely with the aim to be a more successful policy science. The paper motivates the thesis by identifying and distinguishing four kinds of reflexivity (...)
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  16. Lydia Patton (forthcoming). Methodology of the Sciences. In Michael Forster & Kristin Gjesdal (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century. Oxford University Press.score: 156.0
    In the growing Prussian university system of the early nineteenth century, "Wissenschaft" (science) was seen as an endeavor common to university faculties, characterized by a rigorous methodology. On this view, history and jurisprudence are sciences, as much as is physics. Nineteenth century trends challenged this view: the increasing influence of materialist and positivist philosophies, profound changes in the relationships between university faculties, and the defense of Kant's classification of the sciences by neo-Kantians. Wilhelm Dilthey's defense of the (...)
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  17. Rögnvaldur Ingthorsson (2013). The Natural Vs. The Human Sciences:: Myth, Methodology and Ontology. Discusiones Filosóficas 14 (22):25-41.score: 148.0
    I argue that the human sciences (i.e. humanities, social- and behavioural sciences) should not try to imitate the methodology of the natural sciences. The human sciences study meaningful phenomena whose nature is decisively different from the merely physical phenomena studied by the natural sciences, and whose study therefore require different methods; meaningful phenomena do not obviously obey natural laws while the merely physical necessarily does. This is not to say that the human sciences (...)
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  18. Andy Denis, Methodology and Policy Prescription in Economic Thought: A Response to Mario Bunge.score: 148.0
    Bunge (2000) distinguishes two main methodological approaches of holism and individualism, and associates with them policy prescriptions of centralism and laissez-faire. He identifies systemism as a superior approach to both the study and management of society. The present paper, seeking to correct and develop this line of thought, suggests a more complex relation between policy and methodology. There are two possible methodological underpinnings for laissez-faire: while writers such as Friedman and Lucas fit Bunge’s pattern, more sophisticated advocates (...)
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  19. Leon Chwistek (1948). The Limits of Science: Outline of Logic and of the Methodology of the Exact Sciences. Harcourt, Brace.score: 146.7
    AUTHOR'S PREFACE TO ENGLISH EDITION The English edition of Granice Nauki is essentially different from the original text. Chapter VII is completely changed. ...
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  20. Alfred Morton Bork (1959). Methodology of the Empirical Sciences. Philosophy of Science 26 (1):31-34.score: 146.0
    The methodology of the empirical sciences is treated from a set-theoretical point of view. Starting from Tarski's formulation of the methodology of the deductive sciences, a relation between terms, called degree of centrality, is introduced. Epistemic correlation, and therefore the notion of interpretative system, is defined using this relation.
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  21. H. T. Wilson (1986). Book Reviews : Science and Ideology in the Policy Sciences. By Paul Diesing. New York: Aldine Publishing, 1982. Pp. 460. $34.95 (Cloth), $18.95 (Paper. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (3):397-399.score: 146.0
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  22. S. Arpaia (2006). On Magari's Concept of General Calculus: Notes on the History of Tarski's Methodology of Deductive Sciences. History and Philosophy of Logic 27 (1):9-41.score: 144.0
    This paper is an historical study of Tarski's methodology of deductive sciences (in which a logic S is identified with an operator Cn S , called the consequence operator, on a given set of expressions), from its appearance in 1930 to the end of the 1970s, focusing on the work done in the field by Roberto Magari, Piero Mangani and by some of their pupils between 1965 and 1974, and comparing it with the results achieved by Tarski and (...)
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  23. Jane Azevedo (1997). Mapping Reality: An Evolutionary Realist Methodology for the Natural and Social Sciences. State University of New York Press.score: 144.0
    Using the insights of evolutionary epistemology, the author develops a new naturalist realist methodology of science, and applies it to the conceptual, practical, and ethical problems of the social sciences.
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  24. María Elena Macías Llanes & Díaz Campos (2014). Scientific technological policy and institutional management in the Center of development for the Social and Humanity Sciences in Health. Humanidades Médicas 14 (2):333-350.score: 144.0
    Este trabajo tiene como objetivo valorar la contribución del Centro de Desarrollo de las Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas en Salud a las Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas en el sector de la Salud de Camagüey, desde la contextualización de la política científica cubana en la proyección estratégica de la entidad. En el mismo se expone la trayectoria de la gestión de la actividad científico-tecnológica del centro. Se utilizó la revisión de los documentos y resultados generados por la entidad y trabajos publicados (...)
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  25. Ian I. Mitroff & Richard O. Mason (1982). On the Structure of Dialectical Reasoning in the Social and Policy Sciences. Theory and Decision 14 (4):331-350.score: 140.0
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  26. William N. Dunn (1989). Two Faces of Validity in the Policy Sciences. Knowledge in Society 2 (1):3-5.score: 140.0
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  27. William N. Dunn (1988). The Policy Sciences in Public Discourse. Knowledge in Society 1 (3):3-5.score: 140.0
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  28. Merel Lefevere & Eric Schliesser (forthcoming). Private Epistemic Virtue, Public Vices: Moral Responsibility in the Policy Sciences. Economics and Philosophy.score: 140.0
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  29. Paul Lewis (2010). Certainly Not! A Critical Realist Recasting of Ludwig von Mises's Methodology of the Social Sciences. Journal of Economic Methodology 17 (3):277-299.score: 132.0
    This paper focuses on Ludwig von Mises methodological apriorism. It uses Wittgenstein's private language argument as the basis for a critique of Mises's claim to have found apodictically certain foundations for economic analysis. It is argued instead that Mises's methodology is more fruitfully viewed as an exercise in social ontology, the objective of which is to outline key features of the socio-economic world that social scientific research ought to take into account if it is to be fruitful. The implications (...)
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  30. J. Mouton (1988). The Methodology and Philosophy of the Social Sciences: A Selective Bibliography of Anthologies, 1950-1985. Human Sciences Research Council.score: 132.0
  31. Enrico Viola (2009). “Once Upon a Time” Philosophy of Science: Sts, Science Policy and the Semantic View of Scientific Theories. [REVIEW] Axiomathes 19 (4):465-480.score: 127.0
    Is a policy-friendly philosophy of science possible? In order to respond this question, I consider a particular instance of contemporary philosophy of science, the semantic view of scientific theories, by placing it in the broader methodological landscape of the integration of philosophy of science into STS (Science and Technology Studies) as a component of the overall contribution of the latter to science policy. In that context, I defend a multi-disciplinary methodological integration of the special discipline composing STS against (...)
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  32. Alfred Tarski (1946/1995). Introduction to Logic and to the Methodology of Deductive Sciences. Dover Publications.score: 126.0
    This classic undergraduate treatment examines the deductive method in its first part and explores applications of logic and methodology in constructing mathematical theories in its second part. Exercises appear throughout.
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  33. Osmo Kivinen & Tero Piiroinen (2007). Sociologizing Metaphysics and Mind: A Pragmatist Point of View on the Methodology of the Social Sciences. [REVIEW] Human Studies 30 (2):97 - 114.score: 126.0
    There are realist philosophers and social scientists who believe in the indispensability of social ontology. However, we argue that certain pragmatist outlines for inquiry open more fruitful roads to empirical research than such ontologizing perspectives. The pragmatist conceptual tools in a Darwinian vein—concepts like action, habit, coping and community—are in a particularly stark contrast with, for instance, the Searlean and Chomskian metaphysics of human being. In particular, we bring Searle’s realist philosophy of society and mind under critical survey in this (...)
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  34. D. P. McCaffrey (1986). Book Reviews : Reasoned Argument in the Social Sciences: Linking Research to Policy. By Eugene Meehan. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981. Pp. XVI + 218. $27.50 U.S. (Cloth). [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (2):257-260.score: 126.0
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  35. S. W. Gaukroger (1979). Book Reviews : Philosophy and Methodology in the Social Sciences. By Barry Hndess. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1977. Pp. 258. $17.75. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 9 (3):379-382.score: 126.0
  36. T. E. Huff (1982). On the Methodology of the Social Sciences: A Review Essay Part III. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 12 (2):205-219.score: 126.0
  37. T. E. Huff (1981). On the Methodology of the Social Sciences: A Review Essay Part I. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (4):461-475.score: 126.0
  38. P. A. Roth (1989). A Rationalist Methodology for the Social Sciences. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 19 (1):104-108.score: 126.0
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  39. Kenneth Aizawa & Carl Gillett, Multiple Realization and Methodology in the Neurological and Psychological Sciences.score: 126.0
    The reigning picture of special sciences, what we will term the ‘received’ view, grew out of the work of writers, such as Jerry Fodor, William Wimsatt, and Philip Kitcher, who overturned the Positivist’s jaundiced view of these disciplines by looking at real cases from the biological sciences, linguistics, psychology, and economics, amongst other areas.1 Central to the received view is the ontological claim that the ‘multiple realization’ of properties is widespread in the special sciences which we may (...)
     
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  40. T. E. Huff (1982). On the Methodology of the Social Sciences: A Review Essay Part II. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 12 (1):81-94.score: 126.0
  41. William A. Wallace (1974). Galileo and Reasoning Ex Suppositione: The Methodology of the Two New Sciences. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1974:79 - 104.score: 122.0
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  42. Joachim Stolz (1996). Bericht: 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (August 19–25, 1995; Florence, Italy). [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science 27 (1):167-170.score: 122.0
    The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science organizing the 10th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science is at its cross-road: the alternative is mass-performance or creative exchange of ideas. The program is criticized because the thematic center in History and Philosophy of Science has been shifted too far into the realm of micro-fields of Logic and the time reduction for presentation and discussion of papers to 20 minutes should be reconsidered. Several outstanding papers are (...)
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  43. James McCollum (2012). Hermeneutical Injustice and the Social Sciences: Development Policy and Positional Objectivity. Social Epistemology 26 (2):189-200.score: 122.0
    In Epistemic injustice, Miranda Fricker employs the critical concept of hermeneutical injustice. Such injustice entails unequal participation in the epistemic practices of a community that often results in an inability of dominated subjects to understand their own experiences and have them understood by their community. I argue that hermeneutical injustice can be an aspect of institutions as well communites?to the extent that they too engage in epistemic practices that seek to understand the problems and experiences of their constituents. My primary (...)
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  44. Alex C. Michalos (1985). Book Review:Epistemology, Methodology, and the Social Sciences Robert S. Cohen, Marx W. Wartofsky. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 52 (1):170-.score: 122.0
  45. John M. Reiner (1941). Book Review:Introduction to Logic and to the Methodology of Deductive Sciences Alfred Tarski. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 8 (3):463-.score: 122.0
  46. Carl Cranor, Helena Eilstein & Adam Grobler (1997). Timothy Childers Undertook His Graduate Studies at the London School, of Economics, and is Employed as a Researcher in the Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. His Main Interests Center on the Foundations of Probability, with Applications to Methodology and Epistemology. Foundations of Science 2:397-399.score: 122.0
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  47. John G. McEvoy (1979). Book Review:Philosophy and Methodology in the Social Sciences Barry Hindess. [REVIEW] Philosophy of Science 46 (3):496-.score: 122.0
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  48. Max Rieser (1964). 1961 International Colloquy for Methodology of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 18-23, 1961. Philosophy of Science 31 (1):75-81.score: 122.0
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  49. Emma Tobin, What Makes the Special Sciences Special – Exploring Scientific Methodology in the Special Sciences.score: 120.0
    NOESIS, Cambridge Scholarly Press, 2005.
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  50. Alfred Tarski (1994). Introduction to Logic and to the Methodology of the Deductive Sciences. Oxford University Press.score: 120.0
    Now in its fourth edition, this classic work clearly and concisely introduces the subject of logic and its applications. The first part of the book explains the basic concepts and principles which make up the elements of logic. The author demonstrates that these ideas are found in all branches of mathematics, and that logical laws are constantly applied in mathematical reasoning. The second part of the book shows the applications of logic in mathematical theory building with concrete examples that draw (...)
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