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Seminar Reading List

Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Victor Dura Vila
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 2: Models in Science

Uskali Mäki Models are experiments, experiments are models (Journal of Economic Methodology 2005)

Week 3: Values in Science

Katie Steele "The Scientist Qua Policy Advisor Makes Value Judgements" Philosophy of science. ISSN: 0031-8248 2012  

Week 4: Methodological Individualism

Brian Epstein "The Ant Trap ISBN: 9780199381104 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0199381100 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780199381111 (ebook)" Chapters 1 and 2, Oxford University Press 2015  

Week 6: Collective Intentionality

Christian List and Philip Pettit "Group Agency ISBN: 9780199679676 (pbk.); 9780199591565 (hbk.); 0199591563 (hbk.); 9780191618628 (ebk.)" Introduction and Chapter 1, Oxford University Press 2011  

Week 7: Social Kinds

Asta Kristjana Sveinsdottir "The social construction of human kinds (2013 Hypatia. ISSN: 0887-5367 

Week 8: Measurement and Classification

Angus Deaton "Counting the worlds poor" World Bank 2001

Week 10: Reward Structures in Science

Strevens "The role of the priority rule in science" Journal of philosophy. ISSN: 0022-362X 2003  

Week 11: Limits of Markets

Elizabeth S. Anderson "Is Women's Labor a Commodity?" Philosophy & public affairs. 1990  

This list was last updated on 08/02/2020