Philosophy of Social Science: Philosophical Issues in Social Thought (Traditions in Social Theory)

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This is the first book in the new series, is a comprehensive introduction to philosophical problems in the social sciences, encompassing traditional and contemporary perspectives. It is readily accessible, with a firm emphasis on communicating difficult philosophical ideas clearly and effectively to those from outside this discipline. Ted Benton and Ian Craib move systematically through major topic areas, from positivism to post-structuralism, using a wide variety of examples and cases to illustrate key themes.

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Ted Benton and Ian Craib are both Professors of Sociology, University of Essex.

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'Laudably clear and concise...a first rate collaboration with a seamless quality.' - Choice 'Informative, comprehensive and accessible to a wide audience: this is how Benton and Craib's introduction to the philosophy of social science compares with current manuals in the field.' - British Journal of Sociology

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