Cause and Meaning in the Social Sciences (Hardback)Ernest Gellner (author)
Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 27/03/2003
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This volume focuses on key conceptual issues in the social sciences, such as Winch's idea of a social science, structuralism, Malinowski and Evans-Pritchard, and the concept of kinship. In particular it deals with such problems as the relationship of nature and culture, the relevance of concepts drawn from within a given society to its understanding, and the relation of theory to time.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
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