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- DescriptionSocial scientists are often vexed because their work does t satisfy the criteria of scientifi c methodology developed by philosophers of science and logicians who use the natural sciences as their model. In this study, Paul Diesing defi nes science t by reference to these arbitrary rms delineated by those outside the fi eld but in terms of rms implicit in what social scientists actually do in their everyday work.
- Author BiographyPaul Diesing is professor emeritus of political science at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He did his graduate studies in philosophy from the University of Chicago and has taught at that university, the University of Illinois, and the University of Colorado. Diesing has also been a faculty associate at the Buffalo Center for International Conflict Studies, where he participated in the Center's program of researching in bargaining theory and international crises. He is the author of Reason in Society: Five Types of Decisions and Their Social Conditions and Science and Ideology in the Policy Sciences.
- Author(s)Paul Diesing
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication30/06/2008
- SubjectScience: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight632 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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