University of Chicago Press (2011)

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For the past fifty years anxiety over naturalism has driven debates in social theory. One side sees social science as another kind of natural science, while the other rejects the possibility of objective and explanatory knowledge. _Interpretation and Social Knowledge_ suggests a different route, offering a way forward for an antinaturalist sociology that overcomes the opposition between interpretation and explanation and uses theory to build concrete, historically specific causal explanations of social phenomena
Keywords Knowledge, Theory of  Knowledge, Sociology of  Social sciences Philosophy  Social sciences Methodology  Interpretation (Philosophy
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Call number BD175.R37 2011
ISBN(s) 9780226706733   0226706745   9780226706740   0226706737
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