Name Alban Bouvier
Affiliation Jean Nicod Institute, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
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Areas of Research Argumentation Theory, Rhetoric and Social Sciences, Collective Intentionality, Ethical/Political Issues and Social Sciences, Holism & Individualism, Models and Social Sciences, Philosophy of Sociology, Social Epistemology and Cognitive Sociology, Social Mechanisms, Social Ontology, Sociology of Science, Analytical Sociology, Cognitive Sciences and Neurosciences, Commitment, Paradigms and Research Traditions in Social Sciences
Biographical Info *"Individual and Collective Beliefs in Sciences and Philosophy. The plural subject and the polyphonic subject accounts. Case studies", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, vol. 34, n. 3, September 2004.pp. 382-407 *"Comments on John Davis, The Theory of the Individual in Economics. Identity and Value, 2003, and Response to Alban Bouvier by J. Davis, Ethics and Economics, vol. 3, n°1, 2005. *" An Argumentativist Point of View in Cognitive Sociology ", in P. Styrdom, ed., ‘New Trends in Cognitive Sociology’, special issue of European Journal of Sociological Theory, Août, 2007, n° 10, pp. 465-480 *« Joint commitment, coercion and freedom in science. Conceptual analysis and case studies », in J. van Bouwel, The social sciences and democracy, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 pp. 143-161. *“Passive consensus and active commitment in the sciences”, Episteme. A Journal of Social Epistemology, 2010, Vol. 7, n° 3, pp. 185-197. *“Individualism, collective agency and the ‘micro-macro relation’, Chapter 8 of the Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science, Sage Publications, 2011, p. 198-215 *“Pareto, Mill and the explanation of collective beliefs”, in Femia, J. & Marshall, A., Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries: Essays on Pareto, Gower House, Ashgate, 2012, p.131-151. *“Contemporary French Philosophy and the Social Sciences”, in B. Kaldis (ed.) Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, Sage Publications, 2013. **L'argumentation philosophique. Etude de sociologie cognitive, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1995. **Philosophie des sciences sociales. Un point de vue argumentativiste en sciences sociales, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1999. **Pareto aujourd'hui (ed.), Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1999