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Inquiry, logic, and international politics

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StatementBenjamin A. Most, Harvey Starr.
SeriesStudies in international relations, Studies in international relations (Columbia, S.C.)
ContributionsStarr, Harvey.
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LC ClassificationsJX1291 .M68 1989
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ISBN 100872496309, 0872496139
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Through the use of logic, simulation, and empirical data, Benjamin A. Most and Harvey Starr develop and demonstrate a nuanced and more appropriate conceptualization of explanation in international relations and foreign policy in Inquiry, Logic, and International Politics. They demonstrate that a concern with the logical underpinnings of research raises a series of Author: Benjamin A.

Most, Harvey Starr. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Most, Benjamin A., Inquiry, logic, and international politics. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press.

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Through the use of logic, simulation, and empirical data, Benjamin A. Most and Harvey Starr develop and demonstrate a nuanced and more appropriate conceptualization of explanation in international relations and foreign policy in Inquiry, Logic, and International : Benjamin A.

Most, Harvey Starr. Through the use of logic, simulation, and empirical data, Benjamin A. Most and Harvey Starr develop and demonstrate a nuanced and more appropriate conceptualization of explanation in international relations and foreign policy in Inquiry, Logic, and International Politics.

Books shelved as international-political-economy: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, International Political E. One might also mention Cohen and Nagel's "An Introduction To Logic And Scientific Method" in this regard.

While the formal techniques are a bit out of date, the book is contemporary with Dewey's own work. However, none of the above books do the legwork of Dewey's "Logic" in terms of developing a fully coherent meta-theory of logic as by: This book presents a readily accessible, systematic approach to politics and its principles, around which political inquiry should be organized.

Readers are exposed to materials on the fundamental assumptions of political inquiry in addition to the specific devices necessary for Inquiry and collecting data about political phenomena.

Elements of Knowledge is an engaging introductory text, effectively and imaginatively designed to bring a working understanding and appreciation of the fundamental tenets and methods of the American school of philosophy known as pragmatism, as articulated by its founder C.

Peirce, to undergraduates and general readers.5/5(1). Description An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures. Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and international politics book religious diversity.

logy, comparative politics and U.S. politics, and international relations. The text draws on academic and applied contributions to political discourse in an effort to show students that political science is a field of inquiry with and international politics book practical uses.

Specifically, in this text I try to introduce basic political science. Unlike the logic of political inquiry, an approach to the study of politics simply means “a general strat egy for studying political phenomena” (Isaak ).

It is the theoreticalAuthor: Nkwachukwu Orji. Read the full-text online edition of The Logic of Pragmatism: An Examination of John Dewey's Logic ().

The theory of inquiry is a descriptive explanation of what happens when problems are investigated and solved logically or methodically and deliberately, with respect to the means taken to reach solutions.

World Politics Daniel McArthur Patrick Th addeus Jackson, Th e Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Th e Philosophy of Science and its Implications for the Study of World Politics.

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New York: Routledge, pp. ISBN $ (pbk.) Book reviews in this journal usually proceed by considering the value of the Author: Daniel McArthur. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center.

On the distinction between uptake and perlocutionary object: the case of issuing and obeying orders. Published online: 6 Feb See all volumes and issues.

Vol There are many proposed aims for scientific inquiry--to explain or predict events, to confirm or falsify hypotheses, or to find hypotheses that cohere with our other beliefs in some logical or probabilistic sense.

This book is devoted to a different proposal--that the logical structure of the scientist's method should guarantee eventual arrival at the truth given the scientist's.

Baez and Boyles examine these forces and offer an alternative to the current pushes to make educational inquiry scientific. “ in this clear and cogently argued book, Baez and Boyles expose how particular social, political, and economic forces, including the rise of globalization and neoliberalism, shape this increasingly dominant view of.

In recent years, the boundaries between international relations and comparative politics have become ever more porous. This book represents the first full-scale integration of the two fields, adding dramatically to both.

Political scientists will be confronting its theory and evidence for years to come. Barry Weingast. This antiquarian volume contains a detailed treatise on logic and the theory of 'Inquiry'.

It is a development of ideas regarding the nature of logical theory that were first presented in 'Studies in Logical Theory'. The present work is marked in particular by application of the earlier ideas to interpretation of the forms and formal relations that constitute the standard.

Book Description. The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations first edition was winner of the ISA-Northeast’s Yale H. Ferguson Award, and the ISA Theory Section’s Best Book of the Year award.

The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations provides an introduction to the philosophy of science issues and their implications for the study of global politics.

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The Nature of Political Inquiry. As we begin our discussion of political science research methods is important to keep in mind that we are in fact studying social science and the scientific method.

We might ask, ourselves in what way is political science a science. And, if my assertion that political science is a science is correct. The Study of Politics: Logic, Approaches and Methods. The Logic of Inquiry: Deduction A deductive argument is also called a “syllogism.” It is an argument that is structured in such a way that, if the terms are valid and if the syllogism is validly constructed, then the conclusion must necessarily be valid.

Inquiry is one of the most essential skills in the world of business and management; as well as being of great utility to the student of philosophy, this book can help clarify the process of inquiry and develop skills for inquiry in the context of decision making, and may therefore be of considerable service to a range of different readers.5/5(2).

Ironically, Dewey's logic was his "first and last love." The essays in this collection pay tribute to that love by addressing Dewey's philosophy of logic, from his work at the beginning of the twentieth century to the culmination of his logical thought in Cited by: When social scientists and social theorists turn to the work of philosophers for intellectual and practical authority, they typically assume that truth, reality, and meaning are to be found outside rather than within our conventional discursive practices.

John G. Gunnell argues for conventional realism as a theory of social phenomena and an approach to the study of politics. Drawing on. The Theory of International Politics 3 3. Probability theory provides a plausible answer to that question, since such an inference can be shown to be an application of Bayes’s rule.

For a recent discussion by a philosopher, see Howson For a discussion by. The book demonstrates the rise of scientific ideas across three cases: natural philosophy in balance of power politics, –; geology and Darwinism in British colonial policy and international colonial orders, –; and cybernetic-systems thinking and economics in the World Bank and American liberal order, – This book explains how differing religion-state relationships, regimes' political calculations, and Islamic politics combined to produce patterns of tensions and cooperation between the United States and Muslim states over counterterrorism, using rigorous quantitative analysis and case studies of Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, and by: 1.

The logic of political inquiry: a synthesis of opposed perspectives / J. Donald Moon The contemporary relevance of the classics of political thilosophy / Dante Germino The language of political inquiry: problems of clarification / Felix E. Oppenheim. individualist approaches to international politics, there is a long and varied tradition of what, from the standpoint of social theory, might be considered constructivist thinking on the subject.

Book Review The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: The Philosophy of Science and its Implications for the Study of World Politics Daniel McArthur Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: The Philosophy of Science and its Implications for the Study of World Politics.

New York: Routledge, pp. ISBN .Full text of "[ John Dewey] Logic The Theory Of Inquiry" See other formats.