Is Multiple Realizability a Valid Argument against Methodological Individualism?

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  • Author(s): Mitrović, Branko
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    Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Jan2017, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p28-43. 16p.
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      In recent decades, a number of authors have relied on the multiple realizability argument to reject methodological individualism. In this article, I argue that this strategy results in serious difficulties and makes it impossible to identify social entities and phenomena. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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