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Textual graphs, charts, tables. Some fading & minor soil to binding, slight page-edge soil, Good+ 23x15cm, ix, 642 pp, Name inked on rear flyleaf. Contains 19 papers concerning Social Types; Social Order; Social Change; Functional Theory; Models in Social Science; Formalization of Theory; Values & Theory Construction; Sociology of Knowledge. Includes: C. Wright Mills "On Intellectual Craftsmanship"; Don Martindale "Sociological Theory & the Ideal Type"; Reinhard Bendix & Bennett Berger "Images of Society & Problems of Concept Formation in Sociology"; Robert Bierstedt "Nominal & Real Definitions in Sociological Theory"; N.S. Timasheff "Order, Causality, Conjuncture"; Abraham Edel "The Concept of Levels in Social Theory"; Hornell Hart "Social Theory & Social Change"; Alvin W. Gouldner " Reciprocity & Autonomy in Functional Theory"; Carl G. Hempel "The Logic of Functional Analysis"; F.H. George "Models & Theories in Social Psychology"; Anatol Rapoport "Uses & Limitations of Mathematical Models in Social Science"; May Brodbeck "Models, Meaning, and Theories"; Herbert Hochberg " Axiomatic Systems, Formalization, and Scientific Theories"; Joseph H. Greenberg "An Axiomatization of the Phonological Aspect of Language"; W.H. Werkmeister "Theory Construction & the Problem of Objectivity"; Paul Hanly Furfey "Sociological Science & the Problem of Values"; Llewellyn Gross " Theory Construction in Sociology: A Methodological Inquiry"; Kurt H. Wolff "The Sociology of Knowledge & Sociological Theory"; Gideon Sjoberg " Operationalism & Social Research".
Those various authors contributing to this volume make this a landmark collection. In particular, May Brodbeck is a favorite with me, and I was delighted with her shrewd and penetrating appraisal of mathematical models. I shall prize this excellent copy.
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