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Department of Philosophy

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Publication details for Prof Nancy Cartwright

Cartwright, N. & Montuschi, E. (2014). Philosophy of Social Science: A New Introduction. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

This is a much-needed new introduction to a field that has been transformed in recent years by exciting new subjects, ideas, and methods. It is designed both for students with central interests in philosophy and those planning to concentrate on the social sciences, and it presupposes no particular background in either domain. From the wide range of topics at the forefront of debate in philosophy of social science, the editors have chosen those which are representative of the most important and interesting contemporary work....