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Since she approaches norms through the lens of game theory, she views social norms “as when we are required to cooperate, reciprocate, act fairly, or do anything that may involve some material cost or the foregoing of some benefit. The kinds of problems that social norms are meant to solve differ from coordination problems that conventions and descriptive norms ‘solve’” (pp. 2–3). Bicchieri further notes that “a norm cannot be simply identified with a recurrent, collective behavioral pattern” (p.
2 Some characteristic features of norms qua norms of assertion What exactly is a norm of assertion? This is not an easy question, for “norm” is a heterogeneous term with applications in a number of fields and in a number of debates. There are moral norms (one ought not lie), social norms1 (one should hold the door open for other people), and norms for games (one must not throw a pass in football from beyond the line of scrimmage). 3 An example of this sort of norm would be the norms of belief. For example, one might think that one ought to believe that p only if one knows that p; or that one ought to believe that p only if p is best supported by one’s evidence.
What it means to understand and accept an assertion as true is to understand what it is to act on the assertion. We test a child’s understanding of “The mail has arrived” by observing their ability to act on the assertion by, for example, fetching the mail. Moreover, what it means for a one to accept an assertion of “Your shoes are untied” is to bend down and tie one’s shoes. By making an assertion, one of the commitments taken on by the speaker is properly reacting to the assertion being corrected or challenged.