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Formalismo, sistemismo y explicación
Cinta de Moebio (2005)
  • jorge gibert-galassi
Abstract
This essay discusses three axioms of sociopoietic theory from the point of view of philosophy of social science. The first axiom, its de-ontologised character, it is associated to theory formalism and it allows to question the validity of a factual theory that do not presuppose the reality. The second one, allow to discuss the pertinence of the social system concept adopted by the sociopoietic view. Finally, argue that a theory about something it is not possible without having an explanation about this "something", and it is asked how an epistemology of the event can acquired content excluding the radical determinism and including the problem of the agent in its whereabouts.
Keywords
  • formalism,
  • sistemism,
  • explanation,
  • sociological theory,
  • epistemology
Publication Date
March, 2005
Citation Information
jorge gibert-galassi. "Formalismo, sistemismo y explicación" Cinta de Moebio Iss. 22 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jorge_gibert_galassi/7/