The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy (Routledge Classics)

The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy (Routledge Classics)


In the 50th anniversary of this book’s first liberate, Winch’s argument is still as the most important as ever. initially released in 1958, The inspiration of a Social technology and Its Relation to Philosophy used to be a landmark exploration of the social sciences, written at a time while that box used to be nonetheless younger and had now not but joined the arts and the common Sciences because the 3rd nice area of the Academy. 

A passionate defender of the significance of philosophy to an entire knowing of 'society' opposed to those that could deem it an inappropriate 'ivory towers' pursuit, Winch attracts from the works of such thinkers as Ludwig Wittgenstein, J.S. Mill and Max Weber to make his case. In so doing he addresses the prospect and perform of a entire 'science of society'.

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