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UnderstandingSociety: The human sciences
"The phrase that was favored in nineteenth century German philosophy for these areas of research was "human sciences" (Geisteswissenschaften), the term used by thinkers like Dilthey and Windelband. And French thinkers like Bourdieu and Foucault used the synonym, "les sciences humaines.""
social-science  behavior  nomenclature  science  continental  human-sciences 
january 2013 by tsuomela
UnderstandingSociety: Behavioral science
"Sometimes the rubric "behavioral science" is used to capture some of the research areas of fields like sociology, anthropology, political science, and social psychology. In some ways this usage is no more than an administrative convenience, a way of grouping disciplines into schools. But the phrase has implications beyond this that are worth highlighting."
social-science  behavior  nomenclature  science  cold-war 
january 2013 by tsuomela

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