Idiographic vs. nomothetic explanation: A comment on Porpora's conclusion

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A Natural Science of Society.Lawrence Haworth - 1959 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 10 (38):160-162.

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A Response to Turner's Behavioral Theory of Social Structure.Douglas V. Porpora - 1989 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 19 (1):127–130.

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