Analyse & Kritik

Journal of Philosophy and Social Theory


"Lina Eriksson"

Titel: Varieties and Functions of Institutions
Autor: Lina Eriksson
Seite: 383-389

Hindriks describes institutions as norm-governed social practices, and argue that his theory help bring together and complete earlier theories of institutions. In this comment on his paper, I argue that his argument would be even better if he clarified certain parts of his argument with regards to the nature of institutions and the relationship between institutions and social norms. I also argue that he should reconsider his claim that institutions (and social norms) exist in order to solve cooperation and coordination problems.

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