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dc.contributor.author Ruzicka, Jan
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-27T21:01:47Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-27T21:01:47Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-01
dc.identifier.citation Ruzicka , J 2014 , ' A fetish for measurement? Karl Deutsch in the second debate ' International Relations , vol. 28 , no. 3 , pp. 367-384 . https://doi.org/10.1177/0047117814545954 en
dc.identifier.issn 0047-1178
dc.identifier.other PURE: 5776666
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 61022dd2-1f27-4b8a-a8ab-54704bd82226
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000342832900008
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84911973852
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/28993
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/28993
dc.description.abstract This article begins by asking why Karl Deutsch never directly intervened in what has come to be known in the field as the second debate. This point of departure is used to outline Deutsch's views on the purpose of knowledge. It is apparent that Deutsch was unwilling to make the distinction between the traditional and scientific approaches, which stood at the heart of the debate started by Hedley Bull. Deutsch's position tried to embrace both approaches, because they were necessary in order to answer the big and important questions he asked. Deutsch also rejected the notion that the scientific approach could be devoid of normative concerns. Finally, the article argues that Deutsch keenly adopted methods connected with the scientific approach because he believed they made it possible to spot new patterns which might hold novel answers to the profoundly normative question of humankind's survival. en
dc.format.extent 18 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof International Relations en
dc.rights en
dc.subject Hedley Bull en
dc.subject international relations en
dc.subject Karl Deutsch en
dc.subject knowledge en
dc.subject second debate en
dc.subject POLITICAL-THEORY en
dc.title A fetish for measurement? Karl Deutsch in the second debate en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version authorsversion en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/0047117814545954
dc.contributor.institution Department of International Politics en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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