Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -285) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. Objectivity, values, and the possibility of a social science 3. Theories, interpretations, and concepts 4. Interpretive methodology 5. Action and agency 6. Reductionism : structures, agents, and evolution 7. Social norms 8. Intentions, institutions, and collective action 9. Causality and law in the social world 10. Methodologies of causal inference.