There is No Such Thing as a Social Science: In Defence of Peter Winch (Google eBook)

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Dec 28, 2012 - Social Science - 156 pages
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The revived interest in Peter Winchís work since his death in 1997 provoked this exciting new volume. A focus on the misrepresentation he suffered through a failure to understand central social and philosophical themes in his writing, encouraged the authors to re-establish a Winchian voice and examine how his central claim is both more significant and more difficult to transcend than sociologists and philosophers have hitherto imagined.
  

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Contents

Beyond Pluralism Monism Relativism Realism etc
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Winch and Linguistic Idealism
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Bibliography
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About the author (2012)

Phil Hutchinson, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, Rupert Read, Reader in Philosophy, University of East Anglia, UK and Wes Sharrock, Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester, UK.

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