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 proposal of a Social technology and Its Relation to Philosophy was once a landmark exploration of the social sciences, written at a time while that box was once nonetheless younger and had no longer but joined the arts and the ordinary Sciences because the 3rd nice area of the Academy. 

A passionate defender of the significance of philosophy to an entire realizing 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 chance and perform of a entire 'science of society'.

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