II. Understanding in the social sciences revisited

Rolf Gruner's article on the role of understanding in the social sciences casts rational understanding as the aim of the social sciences. Even though he opts for a non?controversial methodology for the social sciences, his view still commits the social sciences to seeking the reproduction of reality rather than the explanation of it
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Philosophy of Social Science.Richard S. Rudner - 1966 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
More on Understanding in the Social Sciences.Frank Cunningham - 1967 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 10 (1-4):321-326.
Understanding in the Social Sciences and History.Rolf Gruner - 1967 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 10 (1-4):151 – 163.

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III. The Notion of Understanding: Replies to Cunningham and van Evra.Rolf Gruner - 1969 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12 (1-4):349-356.

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