Explanation and Understanding in the Human Sciences

Oxford University Press (1997)
Which form of explanation is adequate for the humans sciences? Mahajan argues that social reality can be perceived in different ways--hermeneutic understanding, narrative, reason action and causal explanation--and each alters our perception of reality. A new chapter on poststructuralist and postmodern theories brings this important book up-to-date with current thinking.
Keywords Causation  Social sciences Methodology
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Call number BD541.M25 1992
ISBN(s) 0195643968   0195630084   9780198076971
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