Network Structures in Social Settings

Peter Vanderschraaf delivered this talk on May 8, 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences conference series Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today. Vanderschraaf is an associate professor of philosophy at UC Merced.

Vanderschraaf's research focuses on the analysis of social conventions and investigating their proper role in moral and political philosophy. He is particularly interested in exploring the relationship between conventions and justice.

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The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making. This conference was co-sponsored by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, the Davis Humanities Institute and the Center for Regional Change.