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Title: Cooperation, Competition, and the Contractarian View of Scientific Research
Authors: Zamora Bonilla, Jesús P.
Keywords: Economics of scientific knowledgecontractarian epistemologyscientific norms
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Jesús P. Zamora Bonilla, "Cooperation, Competition, and the Contractarian View of Scientific Research", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, XV (2013) 2, pp. 14-24.
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
XV (2013) 2
Abstract: 
Using the approach known as ‘Economics of Scientific Knowledge’, this paper defends the view of scientific norms as the result of a ‘social contract’, i.e., as an equilibrium in the (second order) game of selecting the norms under which to proceed to play the (first order) game of scientific research and publication. A categorisation of the relevant types of scientific norms is offered, as well as a discussion about the incentives of the researchers in choosing some or other alternative rules.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/9674
ISSN: 1825-5167
Appears in Collections:Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2013) XV/2

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