Petri K Ylikoski

Person

    Research areas

  • 5141 Sociology - science and technology studies, social theory, sociological theory, analytical sociology
  • 611 Philosophy - philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of the social sciences, theory of explanation, theory of evidence

Highlighted publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Mechanism-based theorizing and generalization from case studies

    Ylikoski, P. K., 6 Dec 2018, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Three conceptions of a theory of institutions

    Aydinonat, N. E. & Ylikoski, P., Dec 2018, In : Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 48, 6, p. 550-568 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Social Mechanisms

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Mechanisms and Mechanical Philosophy. Glennan, S. & Illari, P. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 401-412 12 p. 30. (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  4. Methodological Individualism

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2017, Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Social Science. McIntyre, L. & Rosenberg, A. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 135-146 12 p. 12. (Routledge Philosophy Companions).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  5. Moral Gods and the Origins of Human Cooperation

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2017, Christianity and the Roots of Morality: Philosophical, Early Christians and Empirical Perspectives. Luomanen, P., Pessi, A. B. & Pyysiäinen, I. (eds.). Leiden: Brill , p. 25-44 20 p. 2. (Philosophical Studies in Science and ; vol. 8).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  6. Self-interest, norms, and explanation

    Ylikoski, P. K. & Kuorikoski, J. E., 2016, Normativity and Naturalism in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Risjord, M. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 212-229 18 p. 13. (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  7. External representations and scientific understanding

    Kuorikoski, J. & Ylikoski, P. K., 2015, In : Synthese. 192, 12, p. 3817-3837 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  8. Analytical Sociology and Rational Choice Theory

    Hedström, P. & Ylikoski, P. K., 2014, Analytical Sociology: Norms, Actions and Networks. Manzo, G. (ed.). Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons Ltd. , p. 57-70 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  9. Agent-Based Simulation and Sociological Understanding

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2014, In : Perspectives on Science. 22, p. 318-335 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  10. Rethinking Micro-Macro Relations

    Ylikoski, P., 2014, Rethinking the Individualism-Holism Debate: Essays in the Philosophy of Social Science. Zahle, J. & Collin, F. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 117-135 19 p. (Synthese Library; no. 372).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  11. Understanding with Theoretical Models

    Ylikoski, P. K. & Aydinonat, E., 2014, In : Journal of Economic Methodology. 21, 1, p. 19-36 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  12. Causal and Constitutive Explanation Compared

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2013, In : Erkenntnis. 78, 2, p. 277-297 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Micro, Macro, and Mechanisms

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Social Science. Kincaid, H. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 21-45 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  14. Social Mechanisms and Explanatory Relevance

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2011, Analytical Sociology and Social Mechanisms. Demeulenaere, P. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 154-172 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  15. Causal Mechanisms in the Social Sciences

    Ylikoski, P. K. & Hedström, P., 2010, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 36, p. 49-67 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  16. Dissecting explanatory power

    Ylikoski, P. K. & Kuorikoski, J., 2010, In : Philosophical Studies : an international journal for philosophy in the analytic tradition. 148, p. 201-219

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  17. The Illusion of Depth of Understanding in Science

    Ylikoski, P. K., 2009, Scientific Understanding: Philosophical Perspectives. de Regt, H. W., Leonelli, S. & Eigner, K. (eds.). Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, p. 100-119 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  18. Evoluutio ja ihmisluonto

    Ylikoski, P. & Kokkonen, T., 2009, Helsinki: Gaudeamus. 442 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  19. Economics for Real: Uskali Mäki and the place of truth in economics

    Lehtinen, A. (ed.), Kuorikoski, J. (ed.) & Ylikoski, P. K. (ed.), 2012, Routledge. 282 p. (INEM advances in economic methodology; vol. 14)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Tekoäly & Filosofia

    Otto Lappi (Speaker: Keynote), Anna-Mari Rusanen (Speaker: Keynote), Sami Johannes Pihlström (Chair of organizing committee), Petri Kullervo Ylikoski (Speaker: Presenter), Hannu Tauno Tapani Toivonen (Speaker: Presenter), Michael Laakasuo (Speaker: Presenter), Raul Aleksi Hakli (Speaker: Presenter), Arto Laitinen (Speaker: Presenter), Heikki Samuli Reijula (Speaker: Chair), Timo Untamo Honkela (Speaker: Keynote), Eero Aleksis Kaila (Secretary of organizing committee)
    27 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. Journal of Economic Methodology (Journal)

    Petri K Ylikoski (Reviewer)
    29 Dec 2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  3. Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Journal)

    Petri K Ylikoski (Reviewer)
    20 Dec 2015

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

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