Topics in Philosophy of Science: Social Science

A crowd of people on the street at night.

A crowd of people. This course is about the philosophy behind the study of people and their behaviors, i.e. social science. (Image courtesy of Aaron Martlage.)


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Fall 2006



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Course Description

This course offers an advanced survey of current debates about the ontology, methodology, and aims of the social sciences.

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Sally Haslanger. 24.810 Topics in Philosophy of Science: Social Science. Fall 2006. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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