Translator's Note. Preface.
Part I. The Dualism of the Natural and Cultural Sciences:.
1. A Historical Reconstruction.
2. Sociology and History: The Contemporary Discussion.
Part II. On the Methodology of General Theories of Social Action:.
3. Normative-Analytic and Empirical-Analytic Approaches to Social Science.
4. Intentional Action and Stimulus-Response Behaviour.
5. Three Forms of Functionalism.
Part III. On the Problem of Understanding Meaning in the Empirical-Analytic Sciences of Action:.
6. The Phenomenological Approach.
7. The Linguistic Approach.
8. The Hermeneutic Approach.
Part IV. Sociology as Theory of the Present:.
9. The Limits of Linguistically Oriented Interpretive Sociology.
10. Open Questions.
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