Searle’s Contradictory Theory of Social Reality

John Searle, in several articles and books, has contended that institutions incorporating status functions with deontic powers are created by collective acceptance that is not analysable into individual acceptance. I point out three self-contradictions in Searle’s exposition.
Keywords collective acceptance  contradiction  deontic powers  John Searle  status function  social facts  institutions  social construction  collective intentionality  private institution
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