Monday, September 03, 2012

Great Ideas of the Social Sciences

Daniel Kuehn adds some ideas to my list:

Division of labor and its social ramifications (Smith, Durkheim, Marx)

Externalities and the impact of property rights on social organization (Pigou? somebody had to have said this before him)

Law of one price (Cassel, Keynes, again there have to be other earlier examples)

Double consciousness (DuBois)

Non-neutrality of money (Keynes, Hayek, there have to be earlier examples)

Social construction of reality (Berger, Luckmann)

1 comment:

  1. You forgot the foundational idea: proof by anecdote.

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