Developments in the methodology of social science

edited by Werner Leinfellner and Eckehart Köhler

[目次]

  • I. General Methodology.- A New Epitheoretical Analysis of Social Theories
  • A Reconstruction of their Background Knowledge including a Model of Statistical Decision Theory.- Theories and Phenomena.- Partial Interpretation and Microeconomics.- The Foundation of Science on Cognitive Mini-Models, with Applications to the German Methodenstreit and the Advent of Econometrics.- II. Methods for Laying the Foundations of Social Systems and Social Structures.- Systems of Social Exchange.- The Concept of Social Structure.- Societies and Social Decision Functions.- Honing Occam's Razor: A General System Theory Perspective on Social Science Methodology.- III. Vagueness, Imprecision and Uncertainty in Social Laws and Forecasts.- Toward Fuzzy Reasoning in the Behavioral Sciences.- Evolutionary Laws in the Social Sciences.- Methodological Analysis of Imprecision in the Assessment of Personal Probabilities.- The Necessity, Sufficiency and Desirability of Experts as Value Forecasters.- Rational Choice Models and Self-Fulfilling and Self-Defeating Prophecies.- IV. Methodology of Statistics and Hypothesis Testing.- Statistical Probabilities: Single Case Propensities vs. Long-Run Frequencies.- Variety of Objects as a Parameter for Experimentation: An Extension of Carnap's Inductive Logic.- The Strategic Combination Argument.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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[目次]

  • I. General Methodology.- A New Epitheoretical Analysis of Social Theories
  • A Reconstruction of their Background Knowledge including a Model of Statistical Decision Theory.- Theories and Phenomena.- Partial Interpretation and Microeconomics.- The Foundation of Science on Cognitive Mini-Models, with Applications to the German Methodenstreit and the Advent of Econometrics.- II. Methods for Laying the Foundations of Social Systems and Social Structures.- Systems of Social Exchange.- The Concept of Social Structure.- Societies and Social Decision Functions.- Honing Occam's Razor: A General System Theory Perspective on Social Science Methodology.- III. Vagueness, Imprecision and Uncertainty in Social Laws and Forecasts.- Toward Fuzzy Reasoning in the Behavioral Sciences.- Evolutionary Laws in the Social Sciences.- Methodological Analysis of Imprecision in the Assessment of Personal Probabilities.- The Necessity, Sufficiency and Desirability of Experts as Value Forecasters.- Rational Choice Models and Self-Fulfilling and Self-Defeating Prophecies.- IV. Methodology of Statistics and Hypothesis Testing.- Statistical Probabilities: Single Case Propensities vs. Long-Run Frequencies.- Variety of Objects as a Parameter for Experimentation: An Extension of Carnap's Inductive Logic.- The Strategic Combination Argument.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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書名 Developments in the methodology of social science
著作者等 Köler, Eckehart
Leinfellner, Werner
Koehler Ed
Kohler Eckehart
Leinfellner W.
Leinfellner Werner (University of Lincoln Nebraska USA and University of Graz Austria)
シリーズ名 Theory and decision library
出版元 D. Reidel Pub. Co.
刊行年月 c1974
ページ数 x, 444 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9027705399
9027704937
NCID BA00634309
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ
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