Biology and Philosophy 19 (3):397-423 (2004)

Robert A. Wilson
University of Western Australia
The social, behavioral, and a good chunk of the biological sciences concern the nature of individual agency, where our paradigm for an individual is a human being. Theories of economic behavior, of mental function and dysfunction, and of ontogenetic development, for example, are theories of how such individuals act, and of what internal and external factors are determinative of that action. Such theories construe individuals in distinctive ways
Keywords Behavioral Sciences  Biology  Individualism  Science  Social Sciences
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DOI 10.1023/B:BIPH.0000036164.90836.7e
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How to Situate Cognition: Letting Nature Take its Course.Robert A. Wilson & Andy Clark - 2009 - In Murat Aydede & P. Robbins (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 55--77.

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