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Philosophy of Social Science: The Philosophical Foundations of Social Thought (Traditions in Social Theory) Paperback – December 7, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0230242609 ISBN-10: 023024260X Edition: 2nd

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Reviews for the First Edition:
"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
"Laudably clear and concise. . . a first rate collaboration with a seamless quality."

About the Author

TED BENTON Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK. He is the esteemed author of many books, including Philosophical Foundations of the Three Sociologies, The Rise and Fall of Structural Marxism and Natural Relations: Ecology, Animal Rights and Social Justice.

IAN CRAIB sometime Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK, until his death in 2002. He was a prominent sociologist and the author of numerous books, including Modern Social Theory: From Parsons to Habermas and Classical Social Theory.

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