Contributions to social ontology /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Lawson, Clive., Latsis, John, 1977-, Martins, Nuno.
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series:Routledge studies in critical realism ; 15.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Ontology, philosophy, and the social sciences / John Latsis, Clive Lawson, Nuno Martins
  • The ontological status of subjectivity : the missing link between structure and agency / Margaret S. Archer
  • Technology, technological determinism and the transformational model of social activity / Clive Lawson
  • Ontological theorising and the assumptions issue in economics / Stephen Pratten
  • Wittgenstein and the ontology of the social : some Kripkean reflections on Bourdieu's 'theory of practice' / Lorenzo Bernasconi-Kohn
  • Deducing natural necessity from purposive activity : the scientific realist logic of Habermas' theory of communicative action and Luhmann's systems theory / Margaret Moussa
  • 'Under-labouring' for ethics : Lukács's critical ontology / Mário Duayer and João Leonardo Medeiros
  • Quine and the ontological turn in economics / John Latsis
  • Tracking down the transcendental argument and the synthetic a priori : chasing fairies or serious ontological business? / David Tyfield
  • Re-examining Bhaskar's three ontological domains : the lessons from emergence / Dave Elder-Vass
  • Real, invented, or applied? : some reflections on scientific objectivity and social ontology / Eleonora Montuschi
  • Theorising ontology / Roy Bhaskar
  • Freedom, possibility and ontology : rethinking the problem of 'competitive ascent' in the Caribbean / Patricia Northover and Michaeline Crichlow
  • On the ontology of international norm diffusion / Lynn Savery
  • Realist social theorising and the emergence of state educational systems / Tone Skinningsrud
  • The educational limits of critical realism? : emancipation and rational agency in the compulsory years of schooling / Brad Shipway
  • Economics and autism : why the drive towards closure? / John Lawson
  • Applying critical realism : re-conceptualising the emergent early music performer labour market / Nicholas Wilson.