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  1. Recht, Gerechtigkeit Und der Staat Studien Zu Gerechtigkeit, Demokratie, Nationalität, Nationalen Staaten Und Supranationalen Staaten Aus der Perspektive der Rechtstheorie, der Sozialphilosophie Und der Sozialwissenschaften = Law, Justice, and the State : Studies in Justice, Democracy, Nationality, National States, and Supra-National States From the Standpoints of Legal Theory, Social Philosophy, and Social Science.World Congress on Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Mikael M. Karlsson, Ólafur Páll Jónsson & Eyja Margrét Brynjarsdóttir - 1997
     
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    Liaisons: Philosophy Meets the Cognitive and Social Sciences.Alvin Goldman - 1992 - Cambridge: Mass.: Mit Press.
  3. Empiricism, Explanation, and Rationality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Len Doyal & Roger Harris - 1986 - Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    Originally published in 1986. All students of social science must confront a number of important philosophical issues. This introduction to the philosophy of the social sciences provides coherent answers to questions about empiricism, explanation and rationality. It evaluates contemporary writings on the subject which can be as difficult as they are important to understand. Each chapter has an annotated bibliography to enable students to pursue the issues raised and to assess for themselves the arguments of the (...)
     
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    Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Philosophical Theory and Scientific Practice.C. Mantzavinos (ed.) - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    This volume is a unique contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences, presenting the results of cutting-edge philosophers' research alongside critical discussions by practicing social scientists. The book is motivated by the view that the philosophy of the social sciences cannot ignore the specific scientific practices according to which social scientific work is being conducted, and that it will be valuable only if it evolves in constant interaction with theoretical developments in (...)
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    Realism in Action: Essays in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Matti Sintonen, Petri Ylikoski & Kaarlo Miller (eds.) - 2003 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    Realism in Action is a selection of essays written by leading representatives in the fields of action theory and philosophy of mind, philosophy of the social sciences and especially the nature of social action, and of epistemology and philosophy of science. Practical reason, reasons and causes in action theory, intending and trying, and folk-psychological explanation are some of the topics discussed by these leading participants. A particular emphasis is laid on trust, commitments and (...) institutions, on the possibility of grounding social notions in individual social attitudes, on the nature of social groups, institutions and collective intentionality, and on common belief and common knowledge. Applications to the social sciences include, e.g., a look at the Erklären-Verstehen controversy in economics, and at constructivist and realist views on archeological reconstructions of the past. (shrink)
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  6. Philosophy & Methodology of the Social Sciences.Mark J. Smith (ed.) - 2005 - Sage Publications.
    This is a comprehensive and authoritative reference collection in the philosophy and methodology of the social sciences. The source materials selected are drawn from debates within the natural sciences as well as social scientific practice. This four volume set covers the traditional literature on the philosophy of the social sciences, and the contemporary philosophical and methodological debates developing at the heart of the disciplinary and interdisciplinary groups in the social sciences. (...)
     
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    The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Stephen P. Turner & Paul A. Roth (eds.) - 2003 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    _The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences _collects newly commissioned essays that examine fundamental issues in the social sciences.
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    The Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Vernon Pratt - 1978 - Methuen.
  9. A History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Peter T. Manicas - 1987 - Blackwell.
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    Action and Interpretation: Studies in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Christopher Hookway & Philip Pettit (eds.) - 1977 - Cambridge University Press.
    Whether the interpretations made by social scientists of the thoughts, utterances and actions of other people, including those from an alien culture or a ...
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    The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences.Ian C. Jarvie & Jesus Zamoro Bonilla (eds.) - 2011 - SAGE.
    In this excting Handbook, Jarvie and Bonilla provide a broad and democratic coverage of the many currents in social science.
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  12. The Philosophy of the Social Sciences: An Introduction.Robert Bishop - 2007 - Continuum.
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    The Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Alan Ryan - 1970 - London: Macmillan.
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    Science and Values; Explorations in Philosophy and the Social Sciences.John A. Irving - 1953 - Journal of Philosophy 50 (21):649-652.
  15. Thinking About Social Thinking: The Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Antony Flew - 1985 - Blackwell.
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    Ethical Boundary Work: Geneticization, Philosophy and the Social Sciences.Adam M. Hedgecoe - 2001 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 4 (3):305-309.
    This paper is a response to Henk ten Have's Genetics and Culture: The Geneticization thesis . In it, I refute Ten Have's suggestion that geneticization is not the sort of process that can be measured and commented on in terms of empirical evidence,even if he is correct in suggesting that it should be seen as part of ‘philosophical discourse’. At the end, I relate this discussion to broader debates within bioethics between the social science and philosophy, and suggest (...)
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  17. Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Maurice Alexander Natanson - 1963 - New York: Random House.
  18. Rationality and the Social Sciences: Contributions to the Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences.S. I. Benn & G. W. Mortimore (eds.) - 1976 - Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  19. Individualism and the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Murray Newton Rothbard - 1979 - Cato Institute.
  20. The Sage Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences.I. C. Jarvie, Zamora Bonilla & P. Jesús (eds.) - 2011 - Sage Publications.
     
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  21. An Introduction to Problems in the Philosophy of Social Sciences.Keith Webb - 1995 - Pinter.
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    Ernest Gellner's Use of the Social Sciences in Philosophy.Stefan Schubert - 2012 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences (1):0048393112444319.
    It is well known that Ernest Gellner made substantial use of his knowledge of the social sciences in philosophy. Here I discuss how he used it on the basis of a few examples taken from Gellner’s philosophical output. It is argued that he made a number of highly original “translations”, orre-interpretations, of philosophical theories and problems using his knowledge of the social sciences. While this method is endorsed, it is also argued that some of Gellner’s (...)
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    Pragmatism, Ontology, and Philosophy of the Social Sciences in Practice.Simon Lohse - 2017 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 47 (1):3-27.
    In this article, I will discuss two prominent views on the relevance and irrelevance of ontological investigations for the social sciences, namely, ontological foundationalism and anti-ontological pragmatism. I will argue that both views are unsatisfactory. The subsequent part of the article will introduce an alternative role for ontological projects in the philosophy of the social sciences that fares better in this respect by paying attention to the ontological assumptions of actual social scientific theories, models, (...)
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  24. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason a Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Berel Dov Lerner & Peter Winch - 2002
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    Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Five Questions.David-Hillel Ruben - 2008 - In D. Rios & C. Schmidt-Petri (eds.), Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Five Questions. Automatic Press.
    Book synopsis: Philosophy of the Social Sciences: 5 Questions is a collection of original contributions from a distinguished score of the world’s most prominent and influential scholars in the field. They deal with questions such as what drew them towards the area; how they view their own contribution, and what the future of the social sciences looks like.
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  26. European Philosophy and the Human and Social Sciences.Simon Glynn - 1986
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    Ernest Gellner’s Use of the Social Sciences in Philosophy.Stefan Schubert - 2012 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 44 (1):3-22.
    It is well known that Ernest Gellner made substantial use of his knowledge of the social sciences in philosophy. Here I discuss how he used it on the basis of a few examples taken from Gellner’s philosophical output. It is argued that he made a number of highly original “translations”, or re-interpretations, of philosophical theories and problems using his knowledge of the social sciences. While this method is endorsed, it is also argued that some of (...)
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  28. Science and Values Explorations in Philosophy and the Social Sciences.A. Irving John - 1952 - Ryerson Press.
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  29. A General Systems Philosophy for the Social and Behavioral Sciences.John W. Sutherland - 1973 - New York: Braziller.
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    Phenomenology and the Social World: The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty and its Relation to the Social Sciences.Laurie Spurling - 1977 - Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    The term ‘phenomenology’ has become almost as over-used and emptied of meaning as that other word from Continental Philosophy, namely ‘existentialism’. Yet Husserl, who first put forward the phenomenological method, considered it a rigorous alternative to positivism, and in the hands of Merleau-Ponty, a disciple of Husserl in France, phenomenology became a way of gaining a disciplined and coherent perspective on the world in which we live. When this study originally published in 1977 there were only a few books (...)
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    PhilosoPhy of Communication: What Does It Have to Do with PhilosoPhy of Social Sciences.Jean Robillard - 2005 - Cosmos and History 1 (2):245-260.
    As concepts, communication and information are very closely related, but they also designate more than their usual conceptual meaning when they are called upon in social theories as well as in philosophical theories about the reality and the truth of social life; information and communication are then designating physical events or event like objects of the observable reality, which will be hereafter described as a procedural ontologization of information. Why do they have this role and how do they (...)
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    The Idea of Rationality and its Relationship to Social Science: Comments on Popper's Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Michael Schmid - 1988 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 31 (4):451 – 469.
    Popper has proposed a ?theory of situational rationality? as a basis for the social sciences. This theory of rational action is reconstructed and its methodological and substantial implications discussed. It is shown that methodologically Popper's idea of rational action leads to a version of theoretical instrumentalism which is incompatible with his general philosophy of science, and that substantially it implies an unacceptable theory of social institutions. Instrumentalism can be avoided by a more contentful theory of human (...)
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    How to Do Things with Fictions Reconsidering Vaihinger for a Philosophy of Social Sciences.Beatrice Kobow - 2014 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 44 (2):201-222.
    The article reconstructs three key concepts of Hans Vaihinger: the idea of mental fictions as self-contradictory, provisory, conscious, and purposeful; the law of the devolution of ideas stating that an idea oscillates between dogma, hypothesis, or fiction; and the underlying assumption about human consciousness that the psyche constructs thoughts around perceptions like an oyster produces a pearl. In a second, constructive part, these concepts are applied in a discussion of John Searle’s social ontologically extended theory of speech acts. The (...)
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  34. From the Characterization of ‘European Philosophy of Science’ to the Case of Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Wenceslao J. Gonzalez - 2015 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 29 (2):167-188.
    How distinct is European philosophy of science? The first step is to characterize what is or might be considered as ‘European philosophy of science’. The second is to analyse philosophy of the social sciences as a relevant case in the European contribution to philosophy of science. ‘European perspective’ requires some clarification, which can be done from two main angles: the historical approach and the thematic view. Thus, there are several structural and dynamic things to (...)
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    Philosophy and Methodology in the Social Sciences.Barry Hindess - 1977 - Harvester Press.
  36. Philosophy of the Social Sciences a Reader.Maurice Alexander Natanson - 1963 - Random House.
  37. Modelling and Simulation in the Social Sciences From the Philosophy of Science Point of View.Rainer Hegselmann, Ulrich Mueller & Klaus G. Troitzsch - 1996
  38. Microfoundations, Method and Causation on the Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Daniel Little - 1998
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    A Wittgensteinian Philosophy of (or Against) the Social Sciences.Ernest Gellner - 1975 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 5 (2):173-199.
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    Studies and the Philosophy of Social Sciences.Steve Fuller - forthcoming - Philosophy of the Social Sciences.
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    Dubious Liaisons: A Review of Alvin Goldman's Liaisons: Philosophy Meets the Cognitive and Social Sciences[REVIEW]Paul A. Roth - 1996 - Philosophical Psychology 9 (2):261 – 279.
    Alvin Goldman's recent collection (Goldman, 1992) includes many of the important and seminal contributions made by him over the last three decades to epistemology, philosophy of mind, and analytic metaphysics. Goldman is an acknowledged leader in efforts to put material from cognitive and social science to good philosophical use. This is the “liaison” which Goldman takes his own work to exemplify and advance. Yet the essays contained in Liaisons chart an important evolution in Goldman's own views about the (...)
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    Research Methodology in Philosophy Within an Interdisciplinary and Commercialised African Context: Guarding Against Undue Influence From the Social Sciences.Rmj Oduor - 2010 - Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya 2 (1):87-118.
    This paper argues that despite pressures to conform to the research methodology of the social sciences, African philosophers must diligently work for the preservation of the distinct character of philosophy as a discipline. To do this, they will have to move away from the debate on the existence and nature of African philosophy, and focus their efforts on the quest for a criterion by which to distinguish philosophical works from non-philosophical ones, regardless of where the works (...)
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  43. 76 Philosophy of the Social Sciences/March 1996.Daniel Diermeiq Chong, Jack Knight & Lany Rothenbe - forthcoming - Philosophy of the Social Sciences.
     
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    What's New in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences?: Guest Editors' Introduction.Julian Reiss, David Teira & Jesús Zamora Bonilla - 2008 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 38 (3):311-313.
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    Book Review: The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of the Social Sciences[REVIEW]Reinoud Bosch - 2013 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 43 (4):563-569.
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    Book Review: Baert, P. (2005). Philosophy of the Social Sciences: Towards Pragmatism. Cambridge: Polity. [REVIEW]F. D'Agostino - 2007 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 37 (4):541-543.
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    Some Aspects of Florian Znaniecki's Philosophy of the Social Sciences.Piotr Sztompka - 1986 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 16 (4):441-457.
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    Special Issue: Papers From the Inaugural Meeting of ENPOSS (European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences), University of Copenhagen, September 21-23, 2012. [REVIEW]Julie Zahle, Alban Bouvier, Byron Kaldis, Thomas Uebel & Jesús Zamora-Bonilla - 2013 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 43 (3).
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    Book Review: Microfoundations, Method, and Causation: On the Philosophy of the Social Sciences[REVIEW]P. Stone - 2002 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 32 (1):120-126.
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    Midwife or Toad? Philosophy and the Social Sciences.Michel Verdon - 1985 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (1):53-63.
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