Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?

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  • Additional Information
    • Contributors:
      Hermès Science Publications
    • Publication Information:
      nL: PERSEE, 1995.
    • Publication Date:
      1995
    • Collection:
      Réseaux. Communication - Technologie - Société
      Sciences de l'information et de la communication
      Sociologie
    • Abstract:
      Summary: What is the real explanatory value of the concept of convention, used as it is to account for the coordination of action? Distinguishing between a technical and a common-sense view of convention, the author recognizes the relevance of phenomena highlighted by the theoreticians of convention, hut doubts that the concept they propose has a very broad explanatory value, it appears rather as a crutch made necessary by an all-too-cognitivist treatment of the problems of coordinating action. As an alternative, he proposes a line of thought inspired by recent developments in social phenomenology.
    • ISSN:
      0969-9864
    • Accession Number:
      10.3406/reso.1995.3296
    • Rights:
      Downloading and printing allowed only for personal use. For general information see "Copyright and Other Restrictions" at http://www.persee.fr/web/support/legal-aspects
    • Accession Number:
      edsper.reso.0969.9864.1995.num.3.2.3296
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      LOUIS QUÉRÉ; DAVID MOTLOW. Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention? Réseaux. The French journal of communication, [s. l.], v. 3, n. 2, p. 187–210, 1995. DOI 10.3406/reso.1995.3296. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=edsper&AN=edsper.reso.0969.9864.1995.num.3.2.3296. Acesso em: 30 maio. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Louis Quéré, David Motlow. Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention? Réseaux The French journal of communication. 1995;3(2):187-210. doi:10.3406/reso.1995.3296.
    • APA:
      Louis Quéré, & David Motlow. (1995). Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention? Réseaux. The French Journal of Communication, 3(2), 187–210. https://doi.org/10.3406/reso.1995.3296
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Louis Quéré, and David Motlow. 1995. “Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?” Réseaux. The French Journal of Communication 3 (2): 187–210. doi:10.3406/reso.1995.3296.
    • Harvard:
      Louis Quéré and David Motlow (1995) ‘Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?’, Réseaux. The French journal of communication, 3(2), pp. 187–210. doi: 10.3406/reso.1995.3296.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Louis Quéré & David Motlow 1995, ‘Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?’, Réseaux. The French journal of communication, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 187–210, viewed 30 May 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Louis Quéré, and David Motlow. “Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?” Réseaux. The French Journal of Communication, vol. 3, no. 2, Jan. 1995, pp. 187–210. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3406/reso.1995.3296.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Louis Quéré, and David Motlow. “Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention?” Réseaux. The French Journal of Communication 3, no. 2 (January 1, 1995): 187–210. doi:10.3406/reso.1995.3296.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Louis Quéré, David Motlow. Do We Really Need the Concept of Convention? Réseaux The French journal of communication [Internet]. 1995 Jan 1 [cited 2020 May 30];3(2):187–210. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=edsper&AN=edsper.reso.0969.9864.1995.num.3.2.3296