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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Reality and technology

Albert Borgmann.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2010; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; General Economics. 4809 words.

Is it possible to have a wide and deep theory of technology? Commodification provides a helpful clue. It refers to the width of the economy and suggests incisive criticism. Although it is...

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Ontology and the study of social reality: emergence, organisation, community, power, social relations, corporations, artefacts and money

Tony Lawson.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: General Economics; Economic Systems; Production and Organizations; Economic Methodology; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 23736 words.

The conception of social reality I have previously defended (and here extend), positing features such as social relations, positions and powers, is thoroughly naturalistic and even...

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