Journal of Documentation 61(1)

Journal of Documentation
Volume 61 Number 1, 2005

Special Issue: Library and information science and the philosophy of
science

Library and information science and the philosophy of science
Birger Hjorland

Critical realism as a philosophy and social theory in information
science?
Marianne Wikgren

Pragmatism, neo-pragmatism and sociocultural theory: Communicative
participation as a perspective in LIS
Olof Sundin; Jenny Johannisson

Phenomenology and information studies
John M Budd

Structuralism, post-structuralism, and the library: de Saussure and
Foucault
Gary P Radford; Marie L Radford

"Isms" in information science: constructivism, collectivism and
constructionism
Sanna Talja; Kimmo Tuominen; Reijo Savolainen

Hermeneutics as a bridge between the modern and the postmodern in
library and information science
Joacim Hansson

On Grounded Theory - with some malice
Lars Selden

Empiricism, rationalism and positivism in library and information
science
Birger Hjorland

Comments on the articles and proposals for further work
Birger Hjorland