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Event: Conference: The Methods of the Human Sciences

Event date March 07, 2017 - March 08, 2017
Location Italy
Host(s) Catholic University of Milan
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The Methods of the Human Sciences

7th and 8th March 2017

Catholic University of  Milan, Largo Gemelli 1, Room G.005 Cripta Aula Magna




7th March:


14.00-14.15: A. Corradini, Catholic University of Milan

Introduction to the conference


14.15-15.15:  C. Mantzavinos, University of Athens

Explanatory Pluralism in the Social Sciences


15.15-16.15: R. Campaner, University of Bologna

Description and Explanation: Issues from the Social Sciences


16.15-16.45:  Coffee Break


16.45-17.45: C. Gabbani, Pisa

Human Sciences and the Scientific Image of Man, Today


17.45-18.45: M. Castiglioni,  Milano-Bicocca University

Constructivist Methods in Psychology


8th March:


9.00-10.00: W. Detel, University of Frankfurt

Rational Explanations in the Human Sciences


10.00-11.00: G. Lo Dico, Catholic University of Milan

On the Autonomy of Introspection as a Method of Inquiry


11.00- 11.15: Coffee Break


11.15-12.15: N. Gaj, Catholic University of Milan

Measurement and Construct Definitions in the Human Sciences


12.15-13.15: A. Corradini

Clues: A Method for the Human Sciences?


13.15-13.30: Conclusion of the Conference:  C. Mantzavinos


Organisation of the conference : Antonella Corradini  & Chrysostomos Mantzavinos








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