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Publicly Available Published by De Gruyter Oldenbourg May 14, 2016

John Searle’s Social Ontology

Comment to John R. Searle “Social Ontology and the Philosophy of Society” {Analyse & Kritik 20, 143-158}

  • Eerik Lagerspetz
From the journal Analyse & Kritik


The theory presented in John Searle’s The Construction of Social Reality has a lot in common with the conventionalist view of institutions. Conventionalism, however, can explain how there can be institutional facts without pre-existing rules, and why people comply with institutional rules.

Online erschienen: 2016-5-14
Erschienen im Druck: 1999-11-1

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