The Metaphysics of the Social World

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul (1985)

David-Hillel Ruben
Birkbeck College
A careful elaboration and defence of holism in the philosophy of social science, with regard to both particulars and properties.The last chapter addresses the issue of the irreducibility of holistic explanation in social science.
Keywords holism in social science  individualism in social science
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Call number H61.R73 1985
ISBN(s) 038920904X   071009826X     9780389209041
DOI 10.2307/2219315
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