Talcott Parsons Quote

The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction.


p. 9 - The structure of social action (1937)

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The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted ...

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The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted ...

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The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted ...

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The structure of a theoretical system tells us what alternatives are open in the possible answers to a given question. If observed facts of undoubted ...