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Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of Science

Perspective on Organisations and Society

SOCIAL SCIENCE

160 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $25.99 (US $25.99) (CA $30.99)

Publication Date: January 2016

ISBN 9788741256573

Rights: US, CA & ASIA

Gyldendal Akademisk (Jan 2016)

Price: $25.99
 
 

Overview

This book is intended as an introduction to the philosophy of science in a wide sense. It is particularly aimed at bachelor and master's students at various levels, who need an overview of the different ways of thinking about, understanding and explaining their target field. The book underlines the fact that science and methodology belong together, but that different methods can be employed across the dividing lines in the philosophy of science. Both the methods used to collect materials and the choice of materials are selected on the basis of how the material will be used, what we want to know about and the specific empirical data with which we are working.

Author Biography

Liv Egholm received her PhD in History from University of Southern Denmark in 2005. She is currently an associate professor at the Department for Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School. Her interest of studies are cultural theories and analyses of organizational and institutional fields/dynamics.