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List of illustrations ix List of contributors x Acknowledgements xiv Introduction: Why intersubjectivity? 1 EDWARD FULLBROOK PART I Intersubjective agents 1 Collective intentionality and individual behavior 11 JOHN B. DAVIS 2 Reciprocal fairness, cooperation and limits to competition 28 ERNST FEHR AND ARMIN FALK 3 All consumption is conspicuous 43 ANNE MAYHEW 4 Flaws in the foundation: Consumer behavior and general equilibrium theory 56 FRANK ACKERMAN 5 On the need for a more complete ontology of the consumer 71 RALPH W. PFOUTS 6 Conspicuous consumption in economic theory and thought 85 ROGER MASON 7 The economics of criminal participation: Radical subjectivist and intersubjectivist critiques 105 PETER WYNARCZYK 8 'Everybody is talking about it': Intersubjectivity and the television industry 123 SHAUN P. HARGREAVES HEAP PART II Intersubjective structures 9 Market, imitation and tradition: Hayek vs Keynes 139 JEAN-PIERRE DUPUY 10 Reconstitutive downward causation: Social structure and the development of individual agency 159 GEOFFREY M. HODGSON 11 Conventions of co-ordination and the framing of uncertainty 181 LAURENT THEVENOT 12 Intersubjectivity in the socio-economic world: A critical realist perspective 198 PAUL LEWIS AND JOCHEN RUNDE 13 Social networks and information 216 PAUL ORMEROD 14 Dispositions, social structures and economic practices: Towards a new economic sociology 231 FREDERIC LEBARON 15 Adam Smith's sympathy: Towards a normative economics 241 S. ABU TURAB RIZVI 16 The theory of conventions and a new theory of the firm 254' THIERRY LEVY 17 An intersubjective theory of value 273 EDWARD FULLBROOK Name Index 300 Subject Index 305Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Economics Psychological aspects