(Human Sciences 5b; PPE and History & Politics 218)


Reading list (labelled for PPE and HP, but Human Sciences is identical)

Introduction for human scientists

Lectures: Theoretical Perspectives (Michaelmas, Monday 3-4pm, Exam Schools)

  1. Rational choice
  2. Evolutionary psychology
  3. Values and meaning
  4. Interaction ritual
  5. Social integration
  6. Social networks
  7. Semiotic systems
  8. Functionalism and cultural evolution


Michael Biggs, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford