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evolution of the social sciences

Donald K. Sharpes

evolution of the social sciences

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald K. Sharpes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM51 .S467 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22659225M
    ISBN 100739128124
    ISBN 109780739128121
    LC Control Number2008045985

    The U.S. Supreme Court repealed the law forbidding by teaching of theory of evolution only in My theory of social progress Social conflict as engine of social progress. Social control as security guard of achievements of social progress (of social inventions) Progress of society happens through the conflicts. The Evolution of the Social Sciences charts the development of the main social sciences-religion, history, philosophy, law, sociology, anthropology, and economics-through an examination of the lives and works of each discipline's key historical figures. Sharpes concentrates on areas of convergence, overlap, and disjunction, discussing the many Author: Donald K. Sharpes.


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