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Anti-foundationalism and social ontology

Justin Cruickshank

Anti-foundationalism and social ontology

towards a realist sociology

by Justin Cruickshank

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 2000.

StatementJustin Cruickshank.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 304p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19603932M

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Anti-Foundationalism and Social Ontology: Towards a Realist Sociology. Justin Cruickshank - unknown The Way the World Works (Www): Towards an Ontology of Theory : Richard Lauer. This book seeks to transform prevailing understandings of the relationship between realism and constructionism. It offers a thorough ontological analysis of the phenomena of language, discourse, culture and knowledge, and shows how this justifies a realist version of social constructionism. anti-foundationalism and the enthusiasm for Cited by:

Foundationalism and anti-foundationalism represent the two main ontological positions taken by scientists, and to understand ontology one should explain those main ontological positions. Importance Epistemological consequences. The debate of who comes first, and the importance of Ontology in social research. In recent years, methodological debates in the social sciences have increasingly focused on issues relating to epistemology. Realism and Sociology makes an original contribution to the debate, charting a middle ground between postmodernism and positivism. Critics often hold that realism tries to assume some definitive account of reality. Against this it is argued throughout the book .


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By avoiding the general deflationary approach that relies on reference to 'practices', realism is able to combine a strong social ontology with an anti-foundational epistemology, and thus act as an underlabourer for empirical cturer: Routledge.

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Realism and Sociology makes an original contribution to the debate, charting a middle ground between postmodernism and : Justin Cruickshank. ontology (giving us the position of 'realist anti-foundationalism'); and (2), using a social realist meta-theory of emergent properties to explain how methodology (i.

the construction of specific theories and empirical research) has a conceptually mediated and. epistemological anti-foundationalism: pragmatism (or: the good parts of Hegel/Peirce/Sellars)* ontological anti-foundationalism: process ontology (or: the good parts of Spinoza/Whitehead/Deleuze)* The main reason why I have resisted efforts to interpret me as an empiricist or materialist is.

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By Justin Cruickshank. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Justin Cruickshank. This means: (1) arguing for an anti-foundational epistemology, which\ud avoids becoming truth-relativism, by being complemented with a metaphysical realist\ud ontology (giving us the position of 'realist anti-foundationalism'); and (2), using a social\ud realist meta-theory of emergent properties to explain how methodology (i.

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The foundations of social research: meaning and perspective in the research process / by: Crotty, Michael. Published: () Lancaster Ave. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Anti-foundationalism appears to be compatible with a wide range of political sciences—from rational choice to ethnography—and an equally wide range of ideologies—from conservatism to socialism.

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Realism and sociology: anti-foundationalism, ontology, and social research. [Justin Cruickshank]. This article provides an historical narrative of the contingent ways in which anti-foundationalism has been brought to the study of British politics from within critical, socialist traditions.

It starts by briefly mentioning some of the less contentious implications for social philosophy. It also explains why anti-foundational philosophy is compatible with diverse approaches to political. Reviews the book "Realism and Sociology: Anti-Foundationalism, Ontology, and Social Research," by Justin Cruickshank.

Protocols, affirmations, and foundations: Reply to Oberdan. Uebel, Thomas E. // British Journal for the Philosophy of Science;Jun99, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p   Furthermore, I combine the understanding of causality in terms of powers with an ontology of concrete social systems that selectively and critically draws on recent realist and naturalist philosophy of science, including Mario Bunge’s (e.g.,) systemic social ontology and William Wimsatt’s (e.g., ) notion of ontological Cited by: 1.

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The position of realist anti-foundationalism that is argued for is developed 3/5(1).Realism and sociology [electronic resource]: anti-foundationalism, ontology, and social research / Justin Cruickshank.Books shelved as ontology-epistemology: Deleuze Beyond Badiou: Ontology, Multiplicity, and Event by Clayton Crockett, Nihil Unbound: Naturalism and Anti.