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The nature of social laws : Machiavelli to Mill / Robert Brown
Bib ID 2339311
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Brown, Robert, 1920-
 
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Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984 
ix, 270 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521257824
Full contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. From isolated generalisations to the 'circle of commerce'; 2. Political principles and unintended consequences; 3. Social explanation as applied psychology; 4. The causal laws of social progress; 5. The methods of social economy; 6. Vico's humanistic science of history; 7. Comte and the objective knowledge of social stages; 8. J. S. Mill: the structure of a social science; Conclusion; Index. 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Social sciences -- Philosophy.  |  Enlightenment.

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