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Ending the Science Wars
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Contents; Preface; Part I: Early Views of Science; Chapter 1. Storybook Science; Chapter 2. Extreme Skepticism; Chapter 3. Absolute Truth; Chapter 4. Tentative Truths; Part II: The Pragmatic Model of Science; Chapter 5. The Individual Research Scientist; Chapter 6. Social Processes; Part III: The Modern Debates; Chapter 7. The Scientific Community; Chapter 8. Science and the Larger Society; Chapter 9. The Next Steps.

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Dr. Baldwin began his research by studying primates living in the rainforests of South and Central America, and then he gradually extended his focus to human behavior and increasingly complex social issues. He is a Professor of Sociology at University of California at Santa Barbara, with special interests in socialization, social organization, philosophy and science.

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For too long, scholars have debated whether social science can be a true science. Baldwin's book draws upon pragmatist philosophy to propose a new way to reframe the debate. It is one of the most balanced proposals that I have read for how social science can get on with the business of understanding humans behavior, interaction, and organization. It is, I believe, a must read for those who want the warfare to end and who want social science to accumulate useful knowledge. Jonathan TurnerUniversity of California, Riverside

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