Science and Social Science: An Introduction

Routledge (2000)
Is social science really a science at all, and if so in what sense? This is the first real question that any course on the philosophy of the social sciences must tackle. In this brief introduction, Malcolm Williams gives the students the grounding that will enable them to discuss the issues involved with confidence.
Keywords Social sciences Methodology  Science Methodology  Social sciences Philosophy  Science Philosophy
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Call number H61.W5576 2000
ISBN(s) 0415194857   9780415194846   0415194849   9780415194853
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Malcolm Williams (2005). Situated Objectivity. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 35 (1):99–120.
Malcolm Williams (2009). Social Objects, Causality and Contingent Realism. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 39 (1):1-18.
Malcolm Williams (2006). Can Scientists Be Objective? Social Epistemology 20 (2):163 – 180.

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