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This book consolidates and extends the authors' work on the connection between iconicity and abductive inference. It emphasizes a pragmatic, experimental. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Iconicity and abduction: A categorical approach to creative hypothesis-formation in Peirce's Existential Graphs | The hypothesis.
Table of Contents. Related Content. Theory in Action Theoretical Constructionism. How to approach social theory actively, with a theoretical lens analogous to the use of methods, has been a challenge for professional scholars and students alike. Rather than treating social theory in an iconic manner, we explore the active use of theorizing for constructing and generating new knowledge. Theory in Action is highly relevant for researchers and students interested in constructing theories in the social sciences.
Concepts in Action Conceptual Constructionism. Rather than treating concepts and their application in a static and iconic manner, Concepts in Action provides us with examples of the active and creative use of concepts for constructing and generating new knowledge. Examples of theoretic constructions and topics discussed refers to the function of theory in main stream sociology; concepts enabling us to expand the range of interpretations; a critical view and approach to general concepts of culture, nature and consumption; concepts dealing with organization, institutions and actors; and examples of travelling concepts such as class, gender, race and social recognition.