Outline of social science

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to social science:

Social science branch of science concerned with society and human behaviors.

What type of thing is social science?

Social science can be described as all of the following:

Branches of social science

History of social science

Education and degrees

General social science concepts

Social science publications

Social scientists

See also


  1. Wilson, Edward O. (1998). Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (1st ed.). New York, NY: Vintage Books. pp. 49–71. ISBN 0-679-45077-7.
  2. "... modern science is a discovery as well as an invention. It was a discovery that nature generally acts regularly enough to be described by laws and even by mathematics; and required invention to devise the techniques, abstractions, apparatus, and organization for exhibiting the regularities and securing their law-like descriptions." —p.vii, J. L. Heilbron, (2003, editor-in-chief). The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-511229-6.
  3. "science". Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 3 a: knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through scientific method b: such knowledge or such a system of knowledge concerned with the physical world and its phenomena
  4. COLIN MCGINN, New York Times, March 2012
  5. Friedland, New York Times, April 2012
  6. Philosophy: The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, 81(316), 189–207. 19 p./ Priest, Graham, April 2006]

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