Throughout the history of social thought, there has been a constant battle over the true nature of society, and the best way to understand and explain it. This volume covers the development of methodological individualism, including the individualist theory of society from Greek antiquity to modern social science. It is a comprehensive and systematic treatment of methodological individualism in all its manifestations.My first and greatest debt is to Thomas Coniavitis, who suggested that I should write my doctoral thesis on methodological individualism and who influenced my thinking about it over many years of teaching and discussion. Without him, thisanbsp;...
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