- Rosenberg, Philosophy of Social Science, Westview Press, Fourth Edition (January 3, 2012).
- Choose (A) or (B):
A. Bicchieri, The Rules We Live By + M. Van Hees, Explaining Institutions: A Defence of Reductionism + D. Sperber, Selection and Attraction in Evolution, all the three essays are in: F. Guala, D. Steel, The Philosophy of Social Science Reader, Routledge, 2011.
B. Oliverio, Dall’imitazione alla cooperazione. La ricerca sociale e le sue sfide, Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, 2012.
- K. R. Popper, “Science: Conjectures and Refutations”, in K. R. Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge, Basic Books, 1962, from paragraph I to paragraph IX included.