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Symmetry, forced asymmetry, direct apprehension, and elective modernism

Collins, Harold Maurice ORCID: 2015. Symmetry, forced asymmetry, direct apprehension, and elective modernism. Journal of Critical Realism 13 (4) , pp. 411-421. 10.1179/1476743014Z.00000000036

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Crazily, Christopher Norris seems to think sociology is at war with philosophy; it is not. I respond to his hostile comments on the sociology of scientific knowledge, which was inspired by Wittgenstein, by explaining the need for symmetry in the explanation of scientific knowledge, methodological relativism, elective modernism and a number of other issues.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Publisher: Acumen
ISSN: 1476-7430
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2023 00:09

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