The art of social theory /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Swedberg, Richard.
Format: Book
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Why Theorize and Can You Learn to Do It?
  • Part 1. How to Theorize: Chapter 1. Starting Anew; Chapter 2. Social Observation; Chapter 3. Naming, Concept, and Typology; 4. Analogy, Metaphor, and Pattern; Chapter 5. Coming Up with an Explanation
  • Part 2. Preparing for Theorizing: Chapter 6. Heuristics; Chapter 7. Practical Exercises; Chapter 8. The Role of Theory; Chapter 9. Imagination and Art; Chapter 10. Summary and More
  • Appendix: How to Theorize according to Charles S. Peirce.