Patterns of Discovery in the Social Sciences by Paul DiesingPatterns of Discovery in the Social Sciences by Paul Diesing

Patterns of Discovery in the Social Sciences

byPaul Diesing

Paperback | June 30, 2008

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Social scientists are often vexed because their work does not satisfy the criteria of "scientific" methodology developed by philosophers of science and logicians who use the natural sciences as their model. In this study, Paul Diesing defines science not by reference to these arbitrary norms delineated by those outside the field but in terms of norms implicit in what social scientists actually do in their everyday work.
Paul 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 ...
Title:Patterns of Discovery in the Social SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 30, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0202361845

ISBN - 13:9780202361840