Armageddon or Evolution?: The Scientific Method and Escalating World Problems

Routledge
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We are currently experiencing a wide range of evolving problems that threaten us with extinction. However, Phillips argues that we have the capacity-with the aid of a broad approach to the scientific method that builds on Mills's concept of "the sociological imagination"-to confront these problems ever more effectively. This book develops and builds upon new methods for addressing such social problems as global warming, terrorism, growing inequalities, and others. Phillips reveals procedures for achieving conscious evolution by uncovering fundamental assumptions and their contradictions and by moving toward alternative assumptions that promise to resolve these contradictions.
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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Dec 3, 2015
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Pages
260
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ISBN
9781317263548
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Sociology / General
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