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Cause and meaning in the social sciences; edited with a preface by I.C. Jarvie and Joseph Agassi.

London, Boston, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973.
ISBN 0710075995

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Subjects Ethnologie -- MeĢthodologie.
Ethnologie -- Philosophie.
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Sciences sociales -- MeĢthodologie.
Sciences sociales -- Philosophie.
Sciences sociales.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Sociale wetenschappen.
Description xi, 228 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Explanation in history. Appendix: Reply to Mr. Watkins -- 2. Concepts and society -- 3. Winch's idea of a social science -- 4. The new idealism- cause and meaning in the social sciences. Appendix: Anthropomorphism -- 5. The entry of the philosophers -- 6. Time and theory in social anthropology -- 7. Sociology and social anthropology -- 8. On Malinowski -- 9. On Evans-Pritchard -- 10. On structuralism -- 11. Ideal language and kinship structure -- 12. The concept of kinship with special reference to Mr. Needham's 'Descent systems and ideal language' -- 13. Nature and society in social anthropology -- 14. The alchemists of sociology -- 15. The sociology of faith.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)720400
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WorldCat Identities Gellner, Ernest.
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