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PHI 4420: Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Course Description for Philosophy of the Social Sciences

PHI4420: Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Description:  This course is an examination of the nature, foundations, and aims of the social sciences. Attention is given to differing accounts of human action, the nature of social explanation, the structure of comparative social analysis, and the conditions for societal evaluation. Special consideration is given to the relationship of the social sciences to the humanities and the natural sciences.