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Dialectical Social Science in the Age of Complexity

by Ian Trevor King

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social theory,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Complexity (Philosophy),
  • Methodology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Social sciences,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971797M
    ISBN 100773476253
    ISBN 109780773476257

    scientific analysis and the social dimensions of science --the book's three major divisions --the authors have provided a valuable tool for exploring the complexity and richness of biology. Mindfulness DeMello, A. (). The song of the bird. New York: Image Press. The present book on dialectical essays on ecology, agriculture and health has been extended to clarify that dialectics is different from systems theory in that the former looks at the total process including social aspects in complex systems whereas the latter attempts to deal with complexity, nonlinearity, and change through sophisticated 5/5(5).

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    Dialectical Social Theory and Its Critics is more than an exercise in the history of ideas. Its main aim and most significant accomplishment is to establish that dialectical social theory retains practical importance today and is, in fact, crucial to interdisciplinary attempts to construct a viable theory of the social world. The Autocreation of Communication and the Re-creation of Actions in Social Systems Christian Fuchs and Gottfried Stockinger. Action, Communication, and Creativity. A Contribution from a Meadean Perspective Franz Ofner. Preface. This book is a result of the international INTAS research project “Human Strategies in Complexity.


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King (political science, Hendrix College) defends dialectical thinking first by finding the methodological unity within competing models of scientific thought, and then describing the Marxian dialectic inherent in the natural science model of inquiry. Attention is given to issues of consilience, holistic-relational sciences, and by: 4.

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Ian Trevor King is the author of Social Science and Complexity ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published ), Dialectical Social Science In The A /5. This interdisciplinary series encourages social scientists to embrace a complex systems approach to studying the social world.

A complexity approach to the social world has expanded across the disciplines since its emergence in the mid-to-late s, and this can only continue as disciplines continue to change, data continue Dialectical Social Science in the Age of Complexity book diversify, and governance and responses to global social issues.

Major social theorists have been reinterpreted through a complexity lens and the whole methodological programme of the social sciences has been recast in complexity terms. In four parts, this book seeks to establish ‘the state of the art’ of complexity-informed social science Cited by: About this book Introduction The depth, intensity, and long-standing nature of the disagreements between differing schools of social thought renders more critical than ever the treatment of dialectical reasoning and its relationship to the social sciences.

“Dialectical Social Science,” from Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology, edited by Scott G. McNall (New York: St. Martin’s Press, ), pp. Friedrichs ( ; b) has hailed the prospect of a dialectical sociology as an alternative to mainstream social File Size: KB.

Major social theorists have been reinterpreted through a complexity lens and the whole methodological programme of the social sciences has been recast in complexity terms.

In four parts, this book seeks to establish ‘the state of the art’ of complexity-informed social science as it stands now, examining: the key issues in complexity theory/5(5).

Hidden order: How adaptation builds complexity. Cambridge, MA: Helix Books Perseus Books. [Ideas on complexity and its modeling developed at the Santa Fe Institute.] King I. Dialectical social science in the age of complexity. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen.

“In the midst of order, there is chaos; but in the midst of chaos, there is order”, John Gribbin wrote in his book Deep Simplicity (p.

76). In this dialectical spirit, we discuss the generative tension between complexity and simplicity in the theory and practice of management and by: A more important source of confusion is the fact that not all theories within dialectical social science are radical, and not all radical or Marxian theories are dialectical.

A dialectical social science is not simply an ideological project of the political left. Book Microform 2 Thesis 1 Publication Year. to Present Complexity science in air traffic management / edited by Andrew Cook and Damián Rivas. Refworks Link Email Cite Request; 7 Dialectical social science in the age of complexity / Ian T.

King. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, c Book In. Robarts. Stacks. HK   Dialectical Storytelling Science in a Multifractal World Dialectical Storytelling Science and our Fractal Method is not restricted to the ‘social thinking’ of social constructivism which does treat all ‘material stuff’ as irrelevant.

Fractal cycle turning points: A theory of human social progression. Ecological Complexity Description: The underlying idea and motive for the book is that the notion of complexity may humanize the social sciences, may conceive the complex human being as more human, and turn reality as assumed in our doing social science into a more complex, that is a richer reality for all.

The main focus of this book is on new thinking in complexity, with complexity to be taken as derived from the Latin word complexus. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Dialectics, Complexity,and the Systemic Approach: Toward a Critical Reconciliation Show all authors.

Poe Yu-ze Wan 1. Poe Yu-ze Wan. 1National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan Dialectical social science in the age of complexity. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen by: 5. Positivism is a philosophical theory stating that certain ("positive") knowledge is based on natural phenomena and their properties and relations.

Thus, information derived from sensory experience, interpreted through reason and logic, forms the exclusive source of all certain knowledge.

Positivism holds that valid knowledge (certitude or truth) is found only in this a posteriori knowledge. Contemporary complexity sciences claim a literal, non-metaphorical applicability to physical, economic, social and cultural events.

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And by collecting in one place articles on evolution, scientific analysis and the social dimensions of science—the book’s three major divisions—the authors have provided a valuable tool for exploring the complexity and richness of biology The Dialectical Biologist is certain to be controversial This book is a rich source of 2/5(1).

Dialectic or dialectics (Greek: διαλεκτική, dialektikḗ; related to dialogue), also known as the dialectical method, is at base a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments.

Dialectic resembles debate, but the concept excludes subjective elements such as emotional appeal and the.The Dialectical Imagination book. Read 27 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Herbert Marcuse, Erich Fromm, Max Horkheimer, Franz Neu 4/5.A more recent book I found, Dialectical Social Sciences in the Age of Complexity by Ian Trevor King, has acid art and a ying-yang on the cover and a photo of the author wearing beads on the back but it is a surprisingly good synopsis of DM and its relevance to the Social Sciences.