Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization

Oxford University Press (2009)
The purpose of this book -- Intentionality -- Collective intentionality and the assignment of function -- Language as biological and social -- The general theory of institutions and institutional facts: -- Language and social reality -- Free will, rationality, and institutional facts -- Power : deontic, background, political, and other -- Human rights -- Concluding remarks : the ontological foundations of the social sciences.
Keywords Social sciences Philosophy  Civilization  Social epistemology
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Call number H61.S4475 2009
ISBN(s) 9780195396171   0195396170   9780199745869   0199745862
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