Convention: A Philosophical Study

Harvard University Press (1969)
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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 regularity, and conventions governing systems of communication are given special attention
Keywords Convention (Philosophy  Language and languages Philosophy
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Call number B809.15.L47
ISBN(s) 9780631232568   9780631232575     9780470692967   9781118695777
DOI 10.2307/2218418
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