II. Understanding in the social sciences revisited

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12 (1-4):347-349 (1969)
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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 Science in Canada.Robert E. Butts - 1974 - Zeitschrift Für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 5 (2):341-358.
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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Philosophy of Social Science.Richard S. Rudner - 1966 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall.
Understanding in the Social Sciences and History.Rolf Gruner - 1967 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 10 (1-4):151 – 163.
More on Understanding in the Social Sciences.Frank Cunningham - 1967 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 10 (1-4):321-326.

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