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Criteria of social scientific knowledge : interpretation, prediction, praxis

Author: Terrence E Cook
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A systematic comparison and contrasting of the main epistemological families within the social sciences: interpretative, predictive and praxeological, examining the strengths and weaknesses of each  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cook, Terrence E., 1942-
Criteria of social scientific knowledge.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1994
(OCoLC)654593295
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terrence E Cook
ISBN: 0847678830 9780847678839 0847678849 9780847678846
OCLC Number: 30071981
Description: x, 150 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Interpretation, Prediction, and Praxis: Three Approaches to Social Scientific Knowledge --
Ch. 2. Interpretation as the Criterion of Knowing --
Ch. 3. Prediction as the Criterion of Knowing --
Ch. 4. Praxis as the Criterion of Knowing --
Ch. 5. Concluding Without Closure --
Appendix: Hillel's Dilemma: Exclusive or Inclusive Consensus.
Responsibility: Terrence E. Cook.

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