The Incentivized Action View of Institutional Facts as an Alternative to the Searlean View

Philosophy of the Social Sciences 46 (1):44-55 (2016)

J. P. Smit
University of Stellenbosch
In our earlier work, we argued, contra Searle, that institutional facts can be understood in terms of non-institutional facts about actions and incentives. Butchard and D’Amico claim that we have misinterpreted Searle, that our main argument against him has no merit and that our positive view cannot account for institutional facts created via joint action. We deny all three charges
Keywords Institutions  Searle
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DOI 10.1177/0048393115614275
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The Construction of Social Reality: An Exchange.Barry Smith & John Searle - 2003 - American Journal of Economics and Sociology 62 (2):285-309.

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