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Daniel M. Hausman (Madison): “Is social science possible?” (Auguste Comte Memorial Lecture)

4 October, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Using economics as an example, this lecture addresses a perennial philosophical question that also occupied Auguste Comte: Can inquiries into social phenomena be sciences?

Daniel M. Hausman is the Herbert A. Simon and Hilldale Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ludwig M. Lachmann Research Fellow with the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science.

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Date:
4 October
Time:
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Organiser

Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method
Email:
philosophy-dept@lse.ac.uk

Venue

Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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