Philosophy of Anthropology and Sociology: A Volume in the Handbook of the Philosophy of Science Series

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Elsevier, Aug 12, 2011 - Philosophy - 900 pages
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This volume concerns philosophical issues that arise from the practice of anthropology and sociology. The essays cover a wide range of issues, including traditional questions in the philosophy of social science as well as those specific to these disciplines. Authors attend to the historical development of the current debates and set the stage for future work.

ˇ Comprehensive survey of philosophical issues in anthropology and sociology
ˇ Historical discussion of important debates
ˇ Applications to current research in anthropology and sociology
 

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Contents

Part II Individualism and Holism
211
Part III Anthropology Culture and Interpretation
397
Part IV Rationality and Normativity
551
Part V Critical Approaches
709
Index
859
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Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundred and fifty research papers and over thirty research monographs. He is editor of several international Journals, and many reference works and Handbooks of Logic.

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