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The Prescriptive Destiny of Predictive Attitudes: From Expectations to Norms via Conventions

  title={The Prescriptive Destiny of Predictive Attitudes: From Expectations to Norms via Conventions},
  author={Cristiano Castelfranchi and Francesca Giardini and Emiliano Lorini and Luca Tummolini},
The goal of this paper is to show the normative component of a convention adopted by a population of cognitive agents. To address this aim we will defend two distinct thesis. The former is that even simple predictions developed to anticipate future state of affairs have an intrinsic tendency to evolve in full expectations and then in prescriptions. We consider this as a multilevel phenomenon occurring either at the individual psychological level or at the interpersonal one or, finally, at the… Expand
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