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Philosophy of Social Science.

Philosophy of Social Science

Alexander Rosenberg Alexander Rosenberg is an American philosopher, and the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy at Duke University.

Rosenberg was educated at Stuyvesant High School, the City College of New York and Johns Hopkins University.

Westview Press

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Professor of Philosophy at Duke University Alexander Rosenberg brings us the third edition of "The Philosophy of Social Science", a throughly through¬∑ly ¬†
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 argued yet still accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of human sciences such as economics, anthropology, sociology, and many others. New to this edition include an overview of the eclipse of behaviorism behaviorism, school of psychology which seeks to explain animal and human behavior entirely in terms of observable and measurable responses to environmental stimuli. Behaviorism was introduced (1913) by the American psychologist John B.  in psychology and the rise of game theory in economics, consideration of problems for functionalism functionalism, in art and architecture
functionalism, in art and architecture, an aesthetic doctrine developed in the early 20th cent. out of Louis Henry Sullivan's aphorism that form ever follows function.
 in social science that must be addressed by an appeal to biology and especially Darwinism thinking; and so much more on top of that. "The Philosophy of Social Science" is highly recommended to college philosophy shelves as a complete reference and to non-specialized general readers with an interest in psychology.
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