Philosophy of Social Science: Philosophical Issues in Social Thought

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Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 25, 2001 - Philosophy - 224 pages
This is the first book in the new series, is a comprehensive introduction to philosophical problems in the social sciences, encompassing traditional and contemporary perspectives. It is readily accessible, with a firm emphasis on communicating difficult philosophical ideas clearly and effectively to those from outside this discipline. Ted Benton and Ian Craib move systematically through major topic areas, from positivism to post-structuralism, using a wide variety of examples and cases to illustrate key themes.

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Ted Benton and Ian Craib are both Professors of Sociology, University of Essex.

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