The Sociology of Elite Distinction

Author: J. Daloz

Publisher: Springer

Total Pages: 220

Theory. and. Elite. Distinction. There is an abundance of theories related to elite distinction. A number of prominent social scientists have, implicitly or explicitly, addressed the topic. Quite evidently, their arguments have been ...


Author: Flint College


Total Pages: 1358

... the relationship between experiment and theory ; the distinction between conscious and unconscious ; the concepts of ... The connections among these conceptions and their relations to theories of technology and social change . 284.

Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention

Author: C. A. J. Coady

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Total Pages: 272

An ideal theory of justice might be guided by the question: 'What would a perfectly just society look like? ... The first is the distinction between full and partial compliance theory, where the focus is on the extent to which agents ...

Rethinking Social Distinction

Author: J. Daloz

Publisher: Springer

Total Pages: 252

Researchers workingonsocial distinction should always wonder to what extent thoseconcepts which appearattractive to themare relevant when studying settings far removedfrom those inwhich the related theories have been framed.

Moral Education in Theory and Practice

Author: Robert Tom Hall


Total Pages: 190

We take this distinction to indicate a difference in the level of analysis between theories concerned with specific thought processes and theories of a more general nature . Borrowing designations often used by sociologists to ...

Semantics for Counting and Measuring

Author: Susan Rothstein

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Total Pages: 289

4.3 MASS/COUNTAS GRAMMATICAL ENCODING OF A PERCEPTUAL DISTINCTION The rest of this chapter will discuss theoretical approaches to the mass/count distinction. Many theories of the mass/count distinction have been offered over the years, ...

Understanding Scientific Understanding

Author: Henk W. de Regt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Total Pages: 256

This implies that there is no sharp distinction between theories and models. Consider, for example, the kinetic theory of gases, which represents real gases as aggregates of particles in motion obeying the laws of Newtonian mechanics.

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Janie B. Butts

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Total Pages: 675

point about good moral reasoning, when he argued that there is a distinction between facts (for example, scientific or descriptive findings) and values (norma- tive beliefs) when moral reasoning is considered. Not being sensitive to the ...

Doing Without Concepts

Author: Edouard Machery

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Total Pages: 296

The core tenets of the theory paradigm are considerably vaguer than the core tenets of the prototype and exemplar paradigms ... Because, the distinction between explanation and description is familiar in the philosophy of science, ...

AuthorshipÂ’s Wake

Author: Philip Sayers

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Total Pages: 224

12 Judith Ryan, The Novel after Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012), 23–49. ... Though Konstantinou's book focuses on irony rather than authorship, and it maintains the literature/theory distinction that ...