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The difference between the scope of a norm and its apparent source

Birch, Jonathan ORCID: 0000-0001-7517-4759 (2018) The difference between the scope of a norm and its apparent source. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41. E97. ISSN 0140-525X

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Identification Number: 10.1017/S0140525X1800002X


We should distinguish between the apparent source of a norm and the scope of the norm's satisfaction conditions. Wide-scope social norms need not be externalised, and externalised social norms need not be wide in scope. Attending to this distinction leads to a problem for Stanford: The adaptive advantages he attributes to externalised norms are actually advantages of wide-scope norms.

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Additional Information: © 2018 Cambridge University Press
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 15 May 2024 23:18

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