From Norm Adoption to Norm Internalization

  • Rosaria Conte
  • Giulia Andrighetto
  • Daniel Villatoro
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6181)

Abstract

In this presentation, advances in modeling the mental dynamics of norms will be presented. In particular, the process from norm-adoption, possibly yielding new normative goals, to different forms of norm compliance will be focused upon, including norm internalization, which is at study in social-behavioral sciences and moral philosophy since long. Of late, the debate was revamped within the rationality approach pointing to the role of norm internalization as a less costly and more reliable enforcement system than social control. So far, poor attention was paid to the mental underpinnings of internalization. In this presentation, a rich cognitive model of different types, degrees and factors of internalization is shown. The initial implementation of this model on EMIL-A, a normative agent architecture developed and applied to the.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosaria Conte
    • 1
  • Giulia Andrighetto
    • 1
  • Daniel Villatoro
    • 1
  1. 1.ISTC-CNRItaly

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