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Prolegomena : Časopis za filozofiju, Vol.13 No.1 Svibanj 2014.

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Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory

Tero Piiroinen ; Research Unit for the Sociology of Education, University of Turku, Finland

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (166 KB) str. 141-161 preuzimanja: 510* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Piiroinen, T. (2014). Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory. Prolegomena, 13 (1), 141-161. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969
MLA 8th Edition
Piiroinen, Tero. "Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory." Prolegomena, vol. 13, br. 1, 2014, str. 141-161. https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969. Citirano 16.10.2018.
Chicago 17th Edition
Piiroinen, Tero. "Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory." Prolegomena 13, br. 1 (2014): 141-161. https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969
Harvard
Piiroinen, T. (2014). 'Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory', Prolegomena, 13(1), str. 141-161. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969 (Datum pristupa: 16.10.2018.)
Vancouver
Piiroinen T. Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory. Prolegomena [Internet]. 29.05.2014. [pristupljeno 16.10.2018.];13(1):141-161. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969
IEEE
T. Piiroinen, "Three Senses of “Emergence”: On the Term’s History, Functions, and Usefulness in Social Theory", Prolegomena, vol.13, br. 1, str. 141-161, svibanj 2014. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969. [Citirano: 16.10.2018.]

Sažetak
The term emergence, or irreducibility, has been used in a great variety of senses over the years, and different senses are useful in different discursive contexts. In this paper the focus is on one specific context, that of methodologically oriented social theory, and the question to answer is, what might be the most useful sense(s) of emergent irreducibility in that field? To answer that question, key intuitions of emergence are first abstracted from the concept’s history. Three main senses of the term are distinguished based on those different intuitions. Then the likely linguistic functions of emergence in each of those main senses are gauged in social theory and methodology. It is argued that one of the senses – here called “contingently epistemological irreducibility” – is in fact more useful as regards social scientific methodology than the others.

Ključne riječi
Discursive context; emergence; irreducibility; methodology; social theory

Hrčak ID: 121969

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/121969

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