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Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

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The Babel tower of the title is the author's image for the current fragmentation of sociology into forty sections that rarely follow the scientific ideal of attempting to communicate with one another. Refusing to accept that situation as given, Dr. Phillips follow the Millsian precedent, offering here a vision of how sociologists might move toward "the sociological imagination" by building bridges connecting those sections. Such a vision draws heavily on the work of classical and contemporary theorists, on quantitative and qualitative methodologists, on philosophers and historians of science, on postmodernist critiques and responses to postmodernism, and on substantive research in diverse areas.

Condition: No dust jacket; head and tail of spine show signs of shelf-wear; corners bumped; interior pages clean and crisp with a tight binding.

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Author(s):
Phillips, Bernard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0202306658
ISBN-13:
9780202306650
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Aldine de Gruyter
Title:
Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

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The Babel tower of the title is the author's image for the current fragmentation of sociology into forty sections that rarely follow the scientific ideal of attempting to communicate with one another. Refusing to accept that situation as given, Dr. Phillips follow the Millsian precedent, offering here a vision of how sociologists might move toward "the sociological imagination" by building bridges connecting those sections. Such a vision draws heavily on the work of classical and contemporary theorists, on quantitative and qualitative methodologists, on philosophers and historians of science, on postmodernist critiques and responses to postmodernism, and on substantive research in diverse areas.

Condition: No dust jacket; head and tail of spine show signs of shelf-wear; corners bumped; interior pages clean and crisp with a tight binding.

Author(s):
Phillips, Bernard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2001
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0202306658
ISBN-13:
9780202306650
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Aldine de Gruyter
Title:
Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

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