Fairness and social norms

Philosophy of Science 75 (5):850-860 (2008)
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Daniel Hausman
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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This essay comments on the theory of social norms developed by Cristina Bicchieri in The Grammar of Society. It applauds her theory of norms but argues that it cannot account for the experimental results concerning ultimatum games. A theory of fairness is also needed. It develops a number of specific criticisms of her way of incorporating the influence of norms into preferences. †To contact the author, please write to: Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 5197 Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park Street, Madison, WI 53706‐1474; e‐mail: dhausman@wisc.edu
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