Introduces the main strands of philosophical debate shaping the discipline of human geography, including description, prediction, explanation, abstraction, structuration, representation, and institutionalization. Focuses on ways "theories" from outside the discipline have shaped the questions and concerns of geographers, and the ways geography reworks such theories. Offered: Sp.
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