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Forms Of Explanation: Rethinking The Questions In Social Theory Alan Garfinkel

Forms Of Explanation: Rethinking The Questions In Social Theory

Alan Garfinkel

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ISBN : 9780300021363
Hardcover
186 pages
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What makes one explanation better than another? How can we tell when an explanation has really answered our question? In a lively and readable discussion, Garfinkel argues that the key to understanding an explanation is to discover what question isMoreWhat makes one explanation better than another? How can we tell when an explanation has really answered our question? In a lively and readable discussion, Garfinkel argues that the key to understanding an explanation is to discover what question is really being answered. He then suggests criteria for a good explanation and goes on to examine some classic explanations in social and natural science.