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The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy (Routledge Classics) Paperback – October 30, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0415423588 ISBN-10: 0415423589 Edition: 1st

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  • Series: Routledge Classics
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (October 30, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415423589
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415423588
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.4 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #738,504 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Far and away the liveliest and most cogent of the responses yet made to that staid official judgement of some years ago, that political philosophy must now be presumed dead.' - Times Literary Supplement

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Peter Winch (1926-1997). Born in Walthamstow, Essex, Peter Winch was an internationally respected Philosopher and an influential student of Wittgenstein. The Idea of a Social Science and its Relation to Philosophy is his most famous work.

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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 6, 2003
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I must declare a bias; as a scientist and an analytic philosopher by training, and now a teacher in those two areas by profession, I have always been skeptical about the "social sciences." I have no doubt that they perform a necessary role and can provide great insights into human situations; but using the word 'science' raises certain misplaced expectations. Winch's monograph argues precisely this position with style and verve, holding that social concerns are properly related more to philosophy than the Natural Sciences. (Of course they may use scientific methods, but that is a different matter.) There are many historical examples, and a thoughtful introduction slightly modifying some of the polemical excesses. A thoroughly entertaining afternoon's reading!
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