O N T H E S TAT E O F T H E D I S C I P L I N E David D. Laitin In The Flight from Reality in the Human Sciences, a nicely miners but the contact with their world is at best indirect, as contained set of previously published analyses and polemics, Ian Shapiro (and his co-author Alexander Wendt) take on the role of Shapiro (and several co-authors) defend an approach to the philosophers, who we are told (p. 50) need not be worried about human sciences that is "problem-based" rather than "methodssaying true things about the world. Is this opening essay then not based".1 The essays stand against many in the humanities who a flight from reality? deny the possibility of systematic knowledge of causal mechaChapter 2, on the debate over rational choice that Shapiro nisms in or any serious engagement with the social world. And (and his collaborator Donald Green) instigated, is similarly they stand against many in the social sciences whose formalistic mired in methodological pilpul. This argument in this chapter is models are not put to serious empirical test, and therefore pressolely about a methodological debate instigated by the
The Good Society – Penn State University Press
Published: Jan 3, 2006
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera