408500 VO Philosophy of Science and Methodology of Social Sciences

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 10.05.2017 Place course on memo list
408500
VO Philosophy of Science and Methodology of Social Sciences
VO 2
5
weekly
annually
German

The lecture presents metatheoretical and methodological positions which determine the various paradigms in the social sciences, e.g. logical positivism, the approach of Thomas Kuhn, Critical Rationalism and semantic views of scientific theories in modern  philosophy of science. Furthermore the discourses on scientific understanding and explaining will be discussed, as well as  problems of axiological neutrality, social laws, causality and progress in the social sciences(curriculum, § 6).

What is and why need social scientists philosophy of science?

Lecture, assessment is based on a single examination at the end of the course.

Course examination according to § 7, statute section on "study-law regulations"

Kuhn, Thomas S. (1988): Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen [1962], Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp. Harding, Sandra (1994): Was ist feministische Erkenntnistheorie?, in: dies., Das Geschlecht des Wissens, Frankfurt/New York: Campus, 121-154. Foucault, Michel (1991): Die Ordnung des Diskurses, Frankfurt a.M.: Fischer. Reckwitz, Andreas (2008): Praktiken und Diskurse. Eine sozialtheoretische und methodologische Relation, in: H. Kalthoff/S. Hirschauer/G. Lindemann (Hg.), Theoretische Empirie, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp, 188-209.

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Date Time Location
Wed 2017-10-11
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-10-18
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-10-25
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-11-08
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-11-15
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-11-22
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-11-29
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-12-06
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2017-12-13
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2018-01-10
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2018-01-17
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2018-01-24
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Wed 2018-01-31
16.00 - 17.45 SR 6 (Sowi) SR 6 (Sowi) Barrier-free