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-'''Phronetic social science''' is an approach to the study of social – including political and economic – phenomena based on a contemporary interpretation of the Aristotelian concept [[phronesis]], variously translated as practical judgment, common sense, or prudence. Phronesis is the intellectual virtue used to deliberate about which social actions are good or bad for humans. Phronetic social scientists study social phenomena with a focus on values and power. Researchers ask and answer the following four value-rational questions for specific instances of social action:+'''Bent Flyvbjerg''' <!-- do not add date of birth please - at subject's request --> is a Danish economic geographer. He is Professor of Major Programme Management at [[Oxford University]]'s [[Saïd Business School]] and the first Director of the University's [[BT Group|BT]] Centre for Major Programme Management. He was previously Professor of Planning at [[Aalborg University]], [[Denmark]] and Chair of Infrastructure Policy and Planning at [[Delft University of Technology]], The Netherlands.
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-*[[Phronesis]]+
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Bent Flyvbjerg is a Danish economic geographer. He is Professor of Major Programme Management at Oxford University's Saïd Business School and the first Director of the University's BT Centre for Major Programme Management. He was previously Professor of Planning at Aalborg University, Denmark and Chair of Infrastructure Policy and Planning at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.



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