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Published: 30 April 2015

312 Pages | 48 illustrations

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199381104


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Winner of the 2016 Lakatos Award.

The Ant Trap

Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences

Brian Epstein

Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Develops a new theory of the social world
  • Overturns longstanding assumptions that are built into the methods of the social sciences
  • Makes controversial claims about the nature of the social world, arguing that—paradoxically—social theory has focused too much on the role of people in building the social world
  • Draws connections among many disciplines, including philosophy, economics, political science, and the law
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