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Contemporary philosophy of social science : a multicultural approach

Author: Brian Fay
Publisher: Oxford Blackwell 1998
Series: Contemporary philosophy, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Offering a multicultural approach to the philosophy of social science, this book explores issues inherent in the study of human beings from the perspective of cultural and social difference. It is a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Fay
ISBN: 155786537X 9781557865373 1557865388 9781557865380
OCLC Number: 246638381
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 247 - 259
Description: XI, 266 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Acknowledgements.Introduction: A Multicultural Approach to the Philosophy of Social Science.1. Do You Have to be One to Know One?2. Do we Need Others to be Ourselves?3. Does our Culture or Society Make us What we Are?4. Do People in Different Cultures Live in Different Worlds?5. Must we Assume Others are Rational?6. Must we Comprehend Others in Their Own Terms?7. Is the Meaning of Others' Behaviour What They Mean by It?8. Is our Understanding of Others Essentially Historical?9. Do we Live Stories or Just Tell Them?10. Can We Understand Others Objectively?11. Conclusion: What's to be Learned From a Muticultural Philosophy of Social Science?Bibliography.
Series Title: Contemporary philosophy, 1
Responsibility: Brian Fay

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