Lidz, Victor

Rationality in the Social Sciences

Lidz, Victor - Rationality in the Social Sciences, ebook


Ebook, PDF with Adobe DRM
ISBN: 9783319623771
DRM Restrictions

PrintingNot allowed
Copy to clipboardNot allowed

Table of contents

1. Editors’ Introduction: The Harvard Rationality Seminar
Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

Part I. Original Papers of the Schumpeter/Parsons Seminar

2. The Meaning of Rationality in the Social Sciences
Joseph A. Schumpeter, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

3. Discussions on the Meaning of Rationality in Action
Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

4. An Approach to the Analysis of the Role of Rationality in Social Action
Talcott Parsons, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

5. Rationality in Action: (Discussion Protocol of the) Meeting of Monday, Feb. 19, 1940
Donald V. McGranahan, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

6. The Role of Ideas in the Extension and Limitation of Rationality
Wilbert E. Moore, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

7. The Rational Means-End Schema as a Tool for Empirical Analysis of Social Action
Rainer Schickele, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

8. The Problem of Rationality in the Social World
Alfred Schütz, Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

Part II. Current Perspectives

9. Bounded Rationality and Emotions and How Sociology May Take Profit: Towards an Interdisciplinary Opening
Dieter Bögenhold

10. The Concept of Rationality in Modern Social Sciences: A Critical Appraisal of Joseph A. Schumpeter’s Essay on “The Meaning of Rationality”
Andreas Diekmann

11. Schütz on Rationality
Martin Endress

12. Rationality, Norms, and the Sociological Reconstruction of Economic Theory
Mark Gould

13. Conceptualizing Rational Social Action
Victor Lidz

14. Ordinary Beauty, Ordinary Ugliness, and the Problem of Rationality
Antonio Strati

15. Continuity and Change in Parsons’ Understanding of Rationality
Raf Vanderstraeten

16. Inchoate Situations and Extra-Rational Behavior
Christopher Winship

Part III. Letter Exchange on the Rationality Seminar

17. Letter Exchange Regarding the Seminar and Plans for Publication
Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

18. Later Letters Regarding the Seminar
Helmut Staubmann, Victor Lidz

Keywords: Social Sciences, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, History of Economic Thought/Methodology, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Social Theory

Publication year
Printed ISBN

Similar titles