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  1. Theory, Fact, Logic.Rod Aya - 2006 - In Robert E. Goodin & Charles Tilly (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Norbert Elias and “the civilizing process”.Rod Aya - 1978 - Theory and Society 5 (2):219-228.
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    Theories of revolution reconsidered.Rod Aya - 1979 - Theory and Society 8 (1):39-99.
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    Gellner’s case against cognitive relativism.Rod Aya - 2015 - Thesis Eleven 128 (1):26-40.
    Moral relativism is a tragedy and cognitive relativism is a farce – so Gellner argues. First the tragedy: moral relativism is consistent and compelling given moral diversity and contention worldwide. Then the farce: cognitive relativism is self-contradictory and logically false; it is also absurd in view of hard science, which gets testable, cumulative, applicable results that yield high tech; and it is insidious – where logical consistency and empirical accuracy are a dead letter, mummery rules.
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    The theory behind Theory and Society.Rod Aya - 1982 - Theory and Society 11 (6):907-913.
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    The third man; or, agency in history; or, rationality in revolution.Rod Aya - 2001 - History and Theory 40 (4):143–152.
    Theories of revolution invoke human agency to commit the violence that revolution entails, yet theorists of revolution often denounce the general theory of human agency called rational choice because it does not explain macrosocial facts like revolution and also leaves out culture. Actually, however, rational choice is the major premise of any cogent explanation of revolution, and it includes culture as a factual premise. Rational-choice theory applied to explaining revolution dates back to Thucydides, whose method of explanation is sound and (...)
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    Introduction.Rod Aya - 1984 - Theory and Society 13 (3):293.
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    Explaining revolutionary violence: A refutation. [REVIEW]Rod Aya - 1994 - Theory and Society 23 (6):771-775.
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    Taking the capitalist road: an immodest proposal. [REVIEW]Rod Aya & Bart Tromp - 1986 - Theory and Society 15 (5):631-634.