Practicing Analytic Eclecticism

Peter Haas
2010 Qualitative & Multi-Method Research  
As Bertrand Russell indicates, the challenge of our time is to deal with problems characterized by uncertainty. The Cuban farmer's quip provides a pragmatic corollary to Russell's observation, or injunction. Grasping this challenge entails reorienting how we study world politics, as well as broader attention to the ways in which collective understanding is organized. Moreover, as Sil and Katzenstein (Sil/K) hope, such knowledge may actually be transmitted to decision makers to improve our
more » ... . In short, they seem to be suggesting that we can better understand the dynamics of politics by talking about them in a more focused way.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.935610 fatcat:azdi2qbegzb33b7r7rz2ifwywa