Convention (an excerpt on coordination and higher-order expectations)
Use of language belongs to a class of situations with a conspicuous common character: situations I shall call coordination problems. I postpone a definition until we have seen a few examples. We begin with situations that might arise between two people-call them "you" and "I."
Lewis, D. (2016)., Convention (an excerpt on coordination and higher-order expectations), in H. Arló-Costa, V. F. Hendricks & J. Van Benthem (eds.), Readings in formal epistemology, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 741-757.
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