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Methodological individualism : background, history and meaning

Methodological individualism : background, history and meaning (Loan 11 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Udehn, Lars, 1948-
Title Statement
Methodological individualism : background, history and meaning / Lars Udehn.
Publication, Distribution, etc
London ;   New York :   Routledge,   2001.  
Physical Medium
xiii, 450 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Statement
Routledge studies in social and political thought
ISBN
041521811X (alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [388]-436) and indexes.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Individualism.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

List of figures = ⅹ

Preface = xi

Acknowledgements = xii

1 Introduction = 1

2 Background = 7

 The social contract = 7

 The invisible hand = 10

 Classical economics = 11

 German historicism = 19

 Positivist sociology = 27

 Holism and collectivism = 38

3 Psychologism in early social science = 41

 British phychologism = 43

  John Stuart Mill = 43

  Utilitarian economics = 49

 German psychologism = 58

  The rise of psychology = 58

  Wilhelm Dilthey = 67

  Georg Simmel = 73

 Psychologism on trial = 77

4 Austrian methodological individualism = 87

 Carl Menger = 87

 Max Weber = 95

 Joseph Schumpeter = 104

 Ludwig von Mises = 107

 Friedrich von Hayek = 114

 The Austrian influence = 121

5 Society as subjectively meaningful interaction = 126

 Symbolic interactionism = 127

 Phenomenological sociology = 137

 Existentialism = 144

 Ethnomethodology = 150

 Social constructionism = 160

6 Positivism in philosophy and social science = 167

 Positivist philosophy = 167

  British empiricism = 168

  Logical positivism = 173

 Positivist social science = 179

  Systematic empiricism = 179

  Positivist social theory = 189

   Homans's theory of exchange = 190

   German Verhaltenstheorie = 196

7 Popperian methodological individualism = 200

 Karl Popper = 200

 J.W.N. Watkins = 211

 Institutional individualism = 218

  Joseph Agassi = 218

  Ian C. Jarvie = 221

  John O. Wisdom = 224

 Conclusion = 226

8 Economics : the individualist science = 228

 Macroeconomics and microfoundations = 230

 General equilibrium theory = 241

 Game theory = 250

 Conclusion = 254

9 The new institutional economics = 255

 Social organisations = 260

  The household = 261

  The firm = 265

  The state = 272

  Interest groups = 275

  Conclusion = 275

 Social rules = 276

  Property rights = 276

  Law = 278

  Constitutions = 281

 Evolutionary economics = 281

 Conclusion = 286

10 Rational choice individualism = 288

 Rational choice sociology = 290

  James Coleman = 292

  Raymond Boudon = 306

 Analytical Marxism = 309

  Jon Elster = 310

  John Roemer = 316

 Structural individualism = 318

11 Why methodological individualism? = 320

 Philosophical background = 321

 Reductionism = 324

  Scientific reduction = 324

  Psychologism = 331

  Microfoundations = 336

 Normative individualism = 336

  Political individualism = 337

  Humanism = 339

 Conclusion = 345

12 Methodological individualism restated = 316

 Strong and weak methodological individualism = 346

 Versions of strong methodological individualism = 349

 Explanatory methodological individualism = 354

Notes = 357

Bibliography = 388

Index of author names = 437

Index = 441



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