A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics (Quantitative by John Fox

By John Fox

John Fox's A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics covers many frequently neglected but very important issues in arithmetic and mathematical facts. this article offers readers with the root on which an figuring out of utilized facts rests.

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This e-book is perfect for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, and researchers within the social sciences who have to comprehend and use really complex statistical tools yet whose mathematical instruction for this paintings is insufficient.

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Programming for Peace: Computer-Aided Methods for by Robert Trappl

By Robert Trappl

Unfortunately sufficient, struggle, conflicts and terrorism seem to stick with us within the twenty first century. yet what's our outlook on new equipment for combating and finishing them? Present-day demanding- and software program permits the advance of enormous quandary, clash, and clash administration databases with many variables, occasionally with automatic updates, statistical analyses of a excessive complexity, difficult simulation types, or even interactive makes use of of those databases.In this booklet, those equipment are offered, additional constructed, and utilized with regards to the most factor: the answer and prevention of intra- and foreign conflicts. Conflicts are a world phenomenon. hence, across the world top researchers from the us, Austria, Canada, Germany, New Zealand and Switzerland have contributed.

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The Struggle against Dogmatism: Wittgenstein and the Concept by Oskari Kuusela

By Oskari Kuusela

Trying to find rigor and a transparent clutch of the fundamental beneficial properties in their gadgets of research, philosophers are frequently pushed to exaggerations and damaging simplifications. in accordance with Ludwig Wittgenstein’s provocative recommendation, this has to do with confusions when it comes to the prestige of philosophical statements. The fight opposed to Dogmatism elucidates his view that there are not any theses, doctrines, or theories in philosophy. even if this declare is taken heavily, factors of what it potential are problematic—typically concerning a relapse to theses. This ebook makes Wittgenstein’s philosophical strategy understandable by way of featuring it as a reaction to express difficulties when it comes to the perform of philosophy, specifically the matter of dogmatism. even supposing the point of interest of this e-book is on Wittgenstein’s later paintings, Oskari Kuusela additionally discusses Wittgenstein’s early philosophy as expressed within the Tractatus, in addition to the relation among his early and later paintings. within the gentle of this account of Wittgenstein’s critique of his early concept, Kuusela is ready to render concrete what Wittgenstein capacity via philosophizing with no theses or theories. In his later philosophy, Kuusela argues, Wittgenstein establishes a non-metaphysical (though now not anti-metaphysical) method of philosophy with no philosophical hierarchies. this system ends up in a rise within the flexibility of philosophical notion with out a loss in rigor.

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The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods by Bruce A. Thyer

By Bruce A. Thyer

This quantity is the definitive source for somebody doing learn in social paintings. It information either quantitative and qualitative tools and knowledge assortment, in addition to suggesting the equipment applicable to certain types of experiences. It additionally covers matters comparable to ethics, gender and ethnicity, and gives suggestion on find out how to write up and current your study.

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