Methodological Individualism and Institutional Individualism

  • Joseph Agassi
Part of the Nijhoff International Philosophy Series book series (NIPS, volume 23)


My aim in the present essay is to argue that individualism need not be psychologistic, and to defend institutionalistic individualism, which I consider to be Popper’s great contribution to the philosophy of the social sciences.


Human Nature Social Contract Social Phenomenon Ideal Type Institutional Reform 
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