Ontological individualism reconsidered.

Epstein, Brian.

The thesis of methodological individualism in social science is commonly divided into two different claims—explanatory individualism and ontological individualism. Ontological individualism is the thesis that facts about individuals exhaustively determine social facts. Initially taken to be a claim about the identity of groups with sets of individuals or their properties, ontological individualism... read more

Tufts University. Department of Philosophy.
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Epstein, Brian. "Ontological Individualism Reconsidered." Synthese 166, no. 1 (November 6, 2007): 187-213. doi:10.1007/s11229-007-9272-8.
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