David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Social contract theory has been criticized as a “theory in search of application.” We argue that incorporating the nano- or individual level of analysis into social contract inquiry will yield more descriptive theory. We draw upon the psychological contract perspective to address two critiques of social contract theory: its rigid macro orientation and inattention to the process of contract formation. We demonstrate how a psychological contract approach offers practical insight into the impact of social contracting on day-today human interaction
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jeffery A. Thompson & David W. Hart (2006). Psychological Contracts: A Nano-Level Perspective on Social Contract Theory. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 68 (3):229 - 241.
Thomas Donaldson (1990). Social Contracts and Corporations: A Reply to Hodapp. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 9 (2):133 - 137.
Kimberly K. Smith (2008). Animals and the Social Contract. Environmental Ethics 30 (2):195-207.
Jonathan D. Moreno (1991). Consensus, Contracts, and Committees. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (4):393-408.
Ben Wempe (2008). Four Design Criteria for Any Future Contractarian Theory of Business Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 81 (3):697 - 714.
Deborah A. Kissinger (2003). Renegotiating the Social Contract: Hobbes to Rawls. Dissertation, University of Hawai'i
Wayne O’Donohue & Lindsay Nelson (2009). The Role of Ethical Values in an Expanded Psychological Contract. Journal of Business Ethics 90 (2):251 - 263.
Wayne O'Donohue & Lindsay Nelson (2009). The Role of Ethical Values in an Expanded Psychological Contract. Journal of Business Ethics 90 (2):251 - 263.
Paul F. Hodapp (1990). Can There Be a Social Contract with Business? Journal of Business Ethics 9 (2):127 - 131.
Niko Kolodny (2009). Comment on Munoz-Dardé's'liberty's Chains'. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 83 (1):197-212.
R. Nichols (2013). Indigeneity and the Settler Contract Today. Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (2):165-186.
John B. Bingham, Jeffery A. Thompson, James Oldroyd, Jeffrey S. Bednar & J. Stuart Bunderson (2008). The Effects of Ideological Work Beliefs on Organizational Influence. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 19:80-91.
John T. Sanders (2007). Contracting Justice. In Malcolm Murray (ed.), Liberty, Games, and Contracts: Jan Narveson and the Defence of Libertarianism. Ashgate
Added to index2012-03-18
Total downloads7 ( #441,109 of 1,911,774 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #323,440 of 1,911,774 )
How can I increase my downloads?