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    Theodore M. Porter,Dorothy Ross
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Volume 7: The Modern Social Sciences. This volume provides a history of the concepts, practices, institutions, and ideologies of social sciences (including behavioural and economic sciences) since the eighteenth century.

Volume 7: The Modern Social Sciences. Online ISBN: 9781139053556.

This volume provides a history of the concepts, practices, institutions, and ideologies of social sciences . David C. Lindberg, Roy Porter, Ronald L. Numbers, Theodore M. Porter, Dorothy Ross, Cambridge University Press, Mary Jo Nye, Katharine Park, Lorraine Daston.

This volume provides a history of the concepts, practices, institutions, and ideologies of social sciences (including behavioural and economic sciences) since the eighteenth century.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Theodore M. Porter, Dorothy Ross. While there are many historical books on particular disciplines, there are very few about the social sciences generally, and none that deal with so much of the world over so long a timespan

While there are many historical books on particular disciplines, there are very few about the social sciences generally, and none that deal with so much of the world over so long a timespan. No keywords specified (fix it). Categories. Philosophy of Social Science, General Works in Philosophy of Social Science. categorize this paper).

Article in Journal of the History of Economic Thought 27(03):355-357 · September 2009 with 8 Reads. DOI: 1. 7 · Source: RePEc. Cite this publication. Porter (born 1953) is a professor who specializes in the history of science in the Department of History at UCLA. He has authored several books, including The Rise of Statistical Thinking, 1820-1900; and Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life. His most recent book, published by Princeton University Press in 2004, is Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age. Dr. Porter graduated from Stanford University with an .

Forty-two essays by authors from five continents and many disciplines provide a synthetic account of the history of the social sciences - including behavioral and economic sciences since the late eighteenth century. The authors emphasize the cultural and intellectual preconditions of social science, and its contested but important role in the history of the modern world. While there are many historical books on particular disciplines, there are very few about the social sciences generally, and none that deal with so much of the world over so long a timespan.