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Big Ideas in Social Science free pdf Are human beings less violent than before? Why do we adopt certain moral and political judgements? Why is the gap between rich and poor getting bigger? How do we decide which criminal policies are effective? What is the Population Challenge for the 21st Century? What is social science? In Big Ideas in Social Science, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton put these and more of our society's burning questions to 18 of the world's leading social scientists including Steven Pinker, Ann Oakley, Lawrence Sherman, Kate Pickett, Robert J. Shiller and Doreen Massey. The result is a collection of thought-provoking discussions that span the fields of sociology, politics, economics, criminology, geography and many more.From the people who brought us the Philosophy Bites series, Big Ideas in Social Science is a fascinating and accessible introduction to the key ideas and findings of the social sciences.

About Nigel Warburton

David Edmonds is an award-winning documentary maker for the BBC. He is the author or co-author (with John Eidinow) of several books, including Wittgenstein's Poker (short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award), Bobby Fischer Goes To War (long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize), and Rousseau's Dog. His most recent book is Would You Kill The Fat Man? He is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford University's Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

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Author : Nigel Warburton
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 28 December 2015
ISBN : 1473913799
EAN : 9781473913790
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 184 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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