Philosophical Studies 173 (1):113-130 (2016)

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Sally Haslanger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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A philosophically useful account of social structure must accommodate the fact that social structures play an important role in structural explanation. But what is a structural explanation? How do structural explanations function in the social sciences? This paper offers a way of thinking about structural explanation and sketches an account of social structure that connects social structures with structural explanation
Keywords Social structure  Explanation  Structural explanation  Practices  Individualism
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