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The Disputes in Germany and Austria about Methods and Values in the Social Sciences: Part I From the Historical Economists to Weber

  • Christopher G. A. Bryant
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Part of the Contemporary Social Theory book series (CONTSTHE)

Abstract

Discussion of positivism in social science in the German-speaking world requires review of a succession of debates in which positivism is cast as a threat to - or usurper of - those alternative modes of social inquiry which have enjoyed notable periods of prominence, even ascendancy, in the past, and which, in spite of everything, remain strong today.

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© Christopher G. A. Bryant 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher G. A. Bryant
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  1. 1.University of SalfordUK

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