Social Theory as Science (Routledge Revivals)

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 31, 2011 - Social Science - 302 pages
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This book, written by a philosopher interested in the problems of social science and scientific method, and a sociologist interested in the philosophy of science, presents a novel conception of how we should think about and carry out the scientific study of social life. This book combines an evaluation of different conceptions of the nature of science with an examination of important sociological theorists and frameworks. This second edition of the work was originally published in 1982.

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Keat is Professor of Political Theory, University of Edinburgh.

His main research in recent years has been in advocating and developing a new paradigm for the social sciences, the new mobilities paradigm

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