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Wittgenstein among the Sciences: Wittgensteinian Investigations into the ...

Dr Rupert Read, Mr Simon Summers - Social Science - 2013 - 246 pages
Engaging with the question of the extent to which the so-called human, economic or social sciences are actually sciences, this book moves away from the search for a criterion ...
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Peter Winch

Colin Lyas - Philosophy - 2014 - 256 pages
This is the first introduction to the ideas of the British philosopher, Peter Winch (1926-97). Although author of the hugely influential "The Idea of a Social Science" (1958 ...
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Wittgenstein and the Idea of a Critical Social Theory: A Critique of Giddens ...

Nigel Pleasants - Social Science - 2002 - 222 pages
This book uses the philosophy of Wittgenstein as a perspective from which to challenge the very idea of critical social theory, represented preeminently by Giddens, Habermas ...
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A Wittgensteinian Way with Paradoxes

Rupert Read - Philosophy - 2012 - 318 pages
A Wittgensteinian Way with Paradoxes examines how some of the classic philosophical paradoxes that have so puzzled philosophers over the centuries can be dissolved. Read argues ...
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Wittgenstein and Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

Paul Johnston - Philosophy - 2014 - 256 pages
Wittgenstein’s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul ...
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Wittgenstein and Justice: On the Significance of Ludwig Wittgenstein for ...

Hanna Fenichel Pitkin - Philosophy - 1985 - 360 pages
00 Hanna Pitkin argues that Wittgenstein's later philosophy offers a revolutionary new conception of language, and hence a new and deeper understanding of ourselves and the ...
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Wittgenstein's Ethical Thought

Y. Iczkovits - Philosophy - 2012 - 200 pages
Exploring the ethical dimension of Wittgenstein's thought, Iczkovits challenges the view that Wittgenstein had a vision of language and subsequently a vision of ethics, showing ...
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Perspectives in Sociology

E. C. Cuff, Wes W. Sharrock, D. W. Francis - Social Science - 1998 - 362 pages
Perspectives in Sociologyprovides students with a lively and critical introduction to sociology and to the ways in which sociologists are trained to think and work. The subject ...
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The Challenge of Relativism: Its Nature and Limits

Patrick J.J. Phillips - Philosophy - 2007 - 168 pages
Relativism, the view that knowledge is relative to time, culture, group and/or individual, remains a pervasive and influential intellectual position in philosophy and ...
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