Social Problems (Second Edition)

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This inevitably means that statistics plays a major role and in the first two semesters you are expected to spend many hours on it. Contains Durkheim’s defense of naturalism and methodological holism. Comte also advocated the unity of scientific method, arguing that the natural and social sciences should both adopt a positivist approach. (Comte was a founder of sociology, which he also called “social physics.”) In the middle third of the twentieth century an influential version of positivism, known as logical positivism, emphasized and refined the logical and linguistic implications of Comte’s empiricism, holding that meaningful statements about the world are limited to those that can be tested through direct observation.

Pages: 300

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 2 edition (April 27, 2012)

ISBN: 0393918637

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