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References on Norms

References on theoretic literature on norms

Deontic Logic
  • Horty, J., F. 2001. Agency and Deontic Logic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Jones, A. J. I. & Sergot, M. J. 1993. On the Characterisation of Law and Computer Systems: The Normative Systems Perspective. In Meyer & Wieringa (eds) Deontic Logic in Computer Science: Normative Systems Specification. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Sartor, G. 2005. Legal Reasoning, A Cognitive Approach to the Law, Vol. 5, in Pattaro, E., Rottleuthner, H., Shiner, R.A., Peczenik, A., Sartor, G. (eds) A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudence. Springer.
  • Wright, G. H. von. 1963. Norm and Action. A Logical Inquiry. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London.
Norms as conventions
  • Young, H. P. 1993a. The evolution of conventions, in «Econometrica» 61, 57-84.
  • Young, H. P. 1998. Individual Strategy and Social Structure: An Evolutionary Theory of Institutions. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.
  • Young, H. P. 2006. Social Norms, Prepared for the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Second Edition, Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume (eds), Macmillan, London.

Social Philosophy

  • Lewis, D. 1969. Convention: A Philosophical Study. Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA.

Game Theory

  • Bicchieri, C. 1990. Norms of cooperation, in «Ethics», 100, pp. 838-861.
  • Bicchieri, C. 2006. The Grammar of Society: The Nature and Dynamics of Social Norms. Cambridge University Press, New York.
  • Coleman, J. S. 1990. Foundations of Social Theory. Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA.
  • Ullman-Margalit, E. 1977. The Emergence of Norms. Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Norms as prescriptions

Moral philosophy and philosophy of action

  • Raz, J. 1975. Practical reason and norms. Oxford University, Oxford.
    Wright, G. H. von. 1963. Norm and Action. A Logical Inquiry. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London.

Legal philosophy

  • Kelsen, H. 1991. General Theory of Norms. Oxford, Clarendon. (1st ed. 1979.)


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