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社會科學概說:方法論的探索She hui ke xue gai shuo‎

Smith, Mark J. (2004). 社會科學概說:方法論的探索She hui ke xue gai shuo‎. Yonghe, Taiwan: Weber Press.

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第一章 社會科學是一種情境的實踐
第二章 科學的歷史
第三章 社會科學的出現
第四章 社會科學的想像力和複雜性
第五章 典範、傳統與相對論
第六章 語言、論述與文化
第七章 定義知識

[From English version]
How do social scientists study the social world? Is social scientific practice in transformation? Can social science learn from its own past?

Social Science in Question provides an accessible and authoritative guide to both traditional debates and new approaches to knowledge construction in the social sciences. The book takes the reader on an intellectual journey starting with the story of modern science and the impact that this has had on social scientific practice, and going on to outline and critically review the major approaches to social scientific inquiry, ranging from positivism to postmodernism.

This innovative text poses questions about the recent 'cultural turn' in the social sciences. The central dilemmas of the philosophy of social sciences are readdressed in the light of contemporary debates on: perception and imagination; detachment and involvement; simplicity and complexity; representation and reality; and subjectivity and objectivity.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2004 Weber Publication International Ltd
ISBN: 957-8258-90-9, 978-957-8258-90-7
Extra Information: Translation of Social Science in Question. London: Sage Publications in association with The Open University, 1998. Text in traditional Chinese.
Keywords: social sciences
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 17481
Depositing User: Mark J. Smith
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2010 08:56
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:26
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