The Resource Woodcutters and witchcraft : rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences, Mark W. Risjord., (electronic resource)

Woodcutters and witchcraft : rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences, Mark W. Risjord., (electronic resource)

Label
Woodcutters and witchcraft : rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences
Title
Woodcutters and witchcraft
Title remainder
rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
Mark W. Risjord.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Illustrated with vivid examples from Wittgenstein's woodcutters to witchcraft in Mexico and elsewhere, this book argues that the underlying methodological principle governing interpretive change is explanatory coherence."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Risjord, Mark W.
Dewey number
302.5/42
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
H61
LC item number
.R569 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in the philosophy of the social sciences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Social sciences
  • Social Sciences - General
  • Social Sciences
Label
Woodcutters and witchcraft : rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences, Mark W. Risjord., (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Breakdown and reconstruction -- Synopsis -- Bloodsucking witchcraft -- Sati -- Azande witchcraft: three interpretations -- The Purrinton murderers -- Parameters of the problem -- Charity -- Humanity -- Explanatory coherence -- Criteria of adequacy -- The erotetic model of explanation -- Presuppositions -- Interests and laissez-faire contextualism -- Explanation and coherence revisited -- Explanatory pluralism -- Intentional action explanations -- Social explanations -- The comparability of functional and reason-giving explanations -- The problem of meaning -- The explanatory value of meaning --Defusing the double hermeneutic -- Norms, action, and explanation -- Norms, rules, and mistakes -- Contested norms and the community of agents -- Interpretive dynamics -- On the relationship between the social and natural sciences
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 201 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585268088
Lccn
99042500
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366816874
  • (MH)008364071-1
  • (SSID)ssj0000273701
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12106138
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000273701
  • (PQKBWorkID)10323195
  • (PQKB)10689588
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366816874
Label
Woodcutters and witchcraft : rationality and interpretive change in the social sciences, Mark W. Risjord., (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-195) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Breakdown and reconstruction -- Synopsis -- Bloodsucking witchcraft -- Sati -- Azande witchcraft: three interpretations -- The Purrinton murderers -- Parameters of the problem -- Charity -- Humanity -- Explanatory coherence -- Criteria of adequacy -- The erotetic model of explanation -- Presuppositions -- Interests and laissez-faire contextualism -- Explanation and coherence revisited -- Explanatory pluralism -- Intentional action explanations -- Social explanations -- The comparability of functional and reason-giving explanations -- The problem of meaning -- The explanatory value of meaning --Defusing the double hermeneutic -- Norms, action, and explanation -- Norms, rules, and mistakes -- Contested norms and the community of agents -- Interpretive dynamics -- On the relationship between the social and natural sciences
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 201 p. )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585268088
Lccn
99042500
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
System control number
  • (CKB)111004366816874
  • (MH)008364071-1
  • (SSID)ssj0000273701
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12106138
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000273701
  • (PQKBWorkID)10323195
  • (PQKB)10689588
  • (EXLCZ)99111004366816874

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