Elaborating Naturalized Critical Realism: Response to Ruth Groff, Dave Elder-Vass, Daniel Little and Petri Ylikoski


  • Tuukka Kaidesoja University of Turku


critical realism, naturalist philosophy of social science, transcendental arguments, causal power, social structure, social system, social mechanism, Roy Bhaskar, Robert Merton, Mario Bunge


This paper is a reply to the discussions of Ruth Groff, Dave Elder-Vass, Daniel Little, and Petri Ylikoski of Tuukka Kaidesoja (2013): Naturalizing Critical Realist Social Ontology (London: Routledge).


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How to Cite

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2015. “Elaborating Naturalized Critical Realism: Response to Ruth Groff, Dave Elder-Vass, Daniel Little and Petri Ylikoski”. Journal of Social Ontology 1 (2). Vienna, Austria:359-75. https://journalofsocialontology.org/index.php/jso/article/view/6870.



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