Epistemology

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Abstract

Matters connected with epistemology are crucial both for the knowledge-claims made by sociology and for how facts and knowledge are produced in social life. Sociology's approach to this differs from philosophical discussions and concerns practical enquiries into everyday knowledge-making, and its main areas of epistemological inquiry and key debates are sketched out.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEssential Concepts in Sociology
EditorsAnthony Giddens, Phillip W Sutton
PublisherPolity Press
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9781509516667, 9781509516674
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017

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