A Categorical-Generative Theory of Social Processes: About Describing a Complex, Dynamic and Contingent Pattern of Decision-Making Events
7 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2017
Date Written: September 7, 2017
This paper highlights the structural and computational features of generative grammars supporting first the translation of propositions about a complex, dynamic and contingent social phenomenon into the form of patterns of sequences of decision-making events, then the refinement of such model regarding the hypothesized contextual conditions, grounded on empirical data.
Keywords: Category Theory, Case Study Methodology, Critical Realism, Dynamical Systems, Generative Grammar Theory, Process Tracing, Sequence Analysis
JEL Classification: B41, B52, D92
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