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Epistemology and social theory. Internal and external matters
Author/s: Timothy Tambassi 
Year:  2011 Issue: 42 Language: Italian 
Pages:  7 Pg. 46-52 FullText PDF:  63 KB
DOI:  10.3280/LAS2011-042004
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The article discusses how Rudolf Carnap’s distinction between internal and external questions can be extended and applied to social theory. In accordance with Carnap, I maintain that a question is internal to a framework if the question is solved within the given framework. On the contrary, a question is external to a framework, if the question discusses the given framework. So, through an analysis centralised on the framework "The Constitution of Italian Republic" and on the theme of "justice", I discuss the importance and the consequences of this distinction for social theory.

Timothy Tambassi, Epistemology and social theory. Internal and external matters in "SOCIETÀ DEGLI INDIVIDUI (LA)" 42/2011, pp. 46-52, DOI:10.3280/LAS2011-042004


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