Publications

2022

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2022. “A Theoretical Framework for Explaining the Paradox of University Rankings.” Social Science Information, 61:1, 128–153. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/05390184221079470

Kaidesoja, Tuukka, Mikko Hyyryläinen & Ronny Puustinen. 2022. “Two Traditions of Cognitive Sociology: An Analysis and Assessment of Their Cognitive and Methodological Assumptions.”, Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 52:3, 528–547.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jtsb.12341

Sarkia, Matti. 2022. “A Model-Based Approach to Social Ontology”. Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 52:3, 175–203. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F00483931211056952

Sarkia, Matti. 2022. A Model-based and Mechanistic Approach to Social Coordination. Philosophical Studies from the University of Helsinki 53. https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/344142

2021

Kaidesoja, Tuukka, Mikko Hyyryläinen, Ronny Puustinen & Matti Sarkia. 2021. “Kognitiivinen sosiologia kulttuurin ja toiminnan suhteen tutkimuksessa.”, Sosiologia, 58:4, 381-397.

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2021. “Three Concepts of Causal Mechanism in the Social Sciences.” In Erola, Jani, Naumanen, Päivi,  Kettunen, Hanna & Paasivaara, Vesa-Matti (eds.) Norms, Social Structures and Policy Changes: Essays in Honor of Hannu Ruonavaara. Uppsala Universitet. pp. 81-101.

Pozzoni, Gianluca & Tuukka Kaidesoja. 2021. “Context in Mechanism-based Explanation”. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 51:6, 523–554.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0048393121991657

Sarkia, Matti. 2021. “Modeling Intentional Agency: a Neo-Gricean Framework”. Synthese, 199, 7003–7030https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-021-03103-w

2020

Sarkia, Matti, Tuukka Kaidesoja & Mikko Hyyryläinen. 2020. “Mechanistic Explanations in the Cognitive Social Sciences: Lessons from Three Case Studies”. Social Science Information, 59:4, 580603. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0539018420968742

2019

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2019. “A Dynamic and Multifunctional Account of Middle-Range Theories”. The British Journal of Sociology 70:4, 1469-1489. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12621 

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2019. “Building Middle-Range Theories from Case Studies.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 78, 23-31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsa.2018.11.008

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2019. “Mittarien reaktiivisuus ja objektiivisuus yliopistojen yhteismitallistamisessa”. Tiedepolitiikka 2/2019, 7–18.  

Kaidesoja, Tuukka, Matti Sarkia & Mikko Hyyryläinen. 2019. “Arguments for the Cognitive Social sciences”. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 49:4, 480-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/jtsb.12226

Zahle, Julie & Tuukka Kaidesoja. 2019. “Emergence in the Social Sciences”. In S. Gibb, R.F. Hendry & T.Lancaster (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Emergence. Routledge: London, 400–407.

Related previous work

Gronow, Antti & Tuukka Kaidesoja (eds.). 2017. Ihmismielen sosiaalisuus. Gaudeamus: Helsinki.

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2013. Naturalizing Critical Realist Social OntologyRoutledge: London. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/mono/10.4324/9780203753484/naturalizing-critical-realist-social-ontology-tuukka-kaidesoja

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2013. “Overcoming the Biases of Microfoundationalism: Social Mechanisms and Collective Agents”. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 43(3): 301–322. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0048393113488872

Kaidesoja, Tuukka. 2012. “The DBO Theory of Action and Distributed Cognition”. Social Science Information, 51:3, 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0539018412441750

Sarkia, Matti. 2016. “Minimalism and Maximalism in the Study of Shared Intentional Action”. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 46:2, 168-188. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0048393115614533