PHIL 357: Philosophy of the Social Sciences
PHIL 357-DL1: Philosophy Soc Sciences
04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T
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Section Information for Spring 2021
PHIL 357 DL1 is a distance education section.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Philosophical issues relating to competing methodologies for the social sciences. Analysis and critique of mainstream positivism and behaviorism; paradigm theory and scientific revolutions; interpretive understanding and hermeneutical science; phenomenology and the social construction of reality; ethnomethodology and situational meaning; analytic philosophy and action theory; the "idea" of a social science; sociology of knowledge and theory of ideology; and Western Marxism and critical theory. Limited to three attempts.
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