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Author Hamlin, Cynthia Lins, 1969- author.

Title Beyond relativism : Raymond Boudon, cognitive rationality, and critical realism / Cynthia Lins Hamlin.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 154 pages).
Series Routledge studies in critical realism ; 2
Routledge studies in critical realism ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-148) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The action paradigm: bringing the agent back in; Linking structure and agency in Boudon's substantive analyses; Beyond Homo sociologicus and Homo economicus: a complex theory of rationality; Understanding, explanation and objectivity; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Cynthia Lins Hamlin persuasively argues that critical realism represents a better safeguard against the relativism which springs from the conflation of social reality and our ideas about it.
Local Note EBSCOhost SocINDEX with Full Text
Language English.
Subject Boudon, Raymond.
Boudon, Raymond. (OCoLC)fst00055293
Social psychology.
Social perception.
Cultural relativism.
Cognition and culture.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Cognition and culture. (OCoLC)fst00866482
Cultural relativism. (OCoLC)fst00885057
Social perception. (OCoLC)fst01122709
Social psychology. (OCoLC)fst01122816
Indexed Term relativisme
Other Form: Print version: Hamlin, Cynthia Lins, 1969- Beyond relativism. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002 0415258510 (DLC) 2001048308 (OCoLC)47805149
ISBN 0203283090 (electronic book)
9780203283097 (electronic book)
0203167538 (electronic book)
9780203167533 (electronic book)
9781134575923 (electronic book)
1134575920 (electronic book)
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