Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Conventions: Conventions are agreements on approval and disapproval of actions that may have been made explicitly once, but have evolved over time to a more or less unconscious basis for the coordinated action of most members of a group or society. These conventions, on the other hand, lead to the expectation of certain consequences of actions.
 
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I 124
Convention / Armstrong: is irrelevant to the logical analysis of linguistic meaning - it is important that you can see what effect the establishment of a convention has.
II 89
Convention: not applicable to individual cases -

AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

AR III
D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29