Is multiple realizability a valid argument against methodological individualism?
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Original versionPhilosophy of the social sciences. 2017, 47 (1), 28-43. 10.1177/0048393116643591
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.