Browse by category ▼

Semantics and Social Science

Digital List Price £34.99 You save £7.00 (20%)
You save £7.00 off Digital List Price!
  • Edition: 1st
  • Author: MacDonald, Graham/Pettit, Philip
  • ISBN: 9781136838613
  • Print ISBN: 9780415608985
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Pages: 168
  • Ebook format: PDF
Originally published in 1980, this book examines the major issues in the philosophy of social science, paying specific attention to cross-cultural understanding, humanism versus scientism, individualism versus collectivism, and the shaping of theory by evaluative commitment. Arguing for a cross-cultural conception of human beings, the authors defend humanism and individualism, and reject the notion that social inquiry is necessarily vitiated by an adherence to values.


All Categories