Epistemology of Social Sciences

Epistemologija družbenih ved

Course credits:

5.0 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

prof. dr. Franc Mali

Type:

Elective - expert

Language:

Slovenian

Semester:

First semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Cultural Studies

Short content

There will be presented the general epistemological and methodological structure of social sciences and its differences to other forms of human consciousnesses, with the emphasise on the highlight of logical structure of scientific explanations and scientific understandings, such as nomothetic-deductive explanations, inductive-statistical explanations, genetic-historical explanations, teleological-functional explanations, ad hoc explanations, explanations based on analogies, etc., subjctive and objective types of hermenutic understanding, etc.

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