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Convention A Philosophical Study

Author: David Lewis
Publisher: Hoboken Wiley 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Convention was immediately recognized as a major contribution to the subject and its significance has remained undiminished since its first publication in 1969. Lewis analyzes social conventions as regularities in the resolution of recurring coordination problems-situations characterized by interdependent decision processes in which common interests are at stake. Conventions are contrasted with other kinds of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lewis
ISBN: 9780631232575 0631232575 9781118695777 1118695771
OCLC Number: 862321610
Description: 1 online resource (221 Seiten)
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Convention was immediately recognized as a major contribution to the subject and its significance has remained undiminished since its first publication in 1969.  Read more...

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"This book is my attempt at an analysis of our common, established concept of convention, so that you will recognize that it explains what you must have in mind when you say that language is governed Read more...

 
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