Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 493 Philosophy of the Social Sciences

An analysis of the practical challenges and competing approaches to the practice of social science, especially political science. Subjects considered include the aims of social science, concepts and description, causality, rationality, macro and micro explanations, interpretation, and postmodernism. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 593 and may be taken only once for credit.


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