Thursday, November 21 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Dearborn 2 (Floor 7)

Session 50
Method and Theory on Historical Change I

Chair: Isaac Reed, University of Virginia
Discussant: Isaac Reed, University of Virginia

1. Causality and History: Modes of Causal Investigation in Historical Social SciencesIvan Ermakoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

2. Clouds and Clocks: Contingency as Causes of Historical ChangeYang Zhang, American University.

3. Hammers for Nails, Screwdrivers for Screws: Identifying the Right Tool for the Job in Historical InstitutionalismPierre-Christian Fink, Harvard University.

4. Arsons/Habermas, Scientific Sociology/Critical Theory, and a Natural Law Theory of MoralityMark Gould, Haverford College.

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