Introduction

In Julie Zahle & Finn Collin (eds.), Rethinking the Individualism-Holism Debate. Essays in the Philosophy of Social Science. Springer. pp. 1-14 (2014)

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Julie Zahle
University of Bergen
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The introduction provides an overview of the ontological and the methodological individualism-holism debates. Moreover, these debates are briefly discussed in relation to two kindred disputes: The micro-macro and the agency-structure debates. Finally, the contributions to this book are briefly presented.
Keywords methodological holism  methodolological individualism  ontological individualism  ontological holism
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