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Author Hollis, Martin.

Title The philosophy of social science : an introduction / Martin Hollis.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  300.1 HOLL    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 268 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 261-265.
Contents 1. Introduction: problems of Structure and Action --2. Discovering truth: the rationalist way -- 3. Positive science: the empiricist way -- 4. Ants, Spiders and Bees: a third way? -- 5. Systems and functions -- 6. Games with Rational Agents -- 7. Understanding social action -- 8. Self and roles -- 9. Explaining and understanding -- 10. A value-neutral social science? -- 11. Rationality and relativism --12. Conclusion: two stories to tell.
Subject Social sciences -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0521447801 (pbk.)
0521442648 (hb.)