1. 17-22: Recount a personal experience in which you have been a member of a group that had its own rules about things.
  2. 23 Among the characteristics that distinguish "the law" is "impersonality." What do we mean by "impersonal" in this context?
  3. 23 Among the characteristics that distinguish "the law" is "deliberateness." What do we mean by "deliberate" in this context?
  4. 24 What do we mean when we use Fuller's word "enterprise" in connection with what law is?
  5. 25 What's the big deal with "everyone knows that everyone knows"?
Chapter 2
  1. 33 Explain "law is a product of successfully coordinating third-party enforcement of rules" to your ride-share driver.
  2. 35 What's important about the question "what do others around here think the rules are?"?
  3. 39 "And without the collective willingness to bear enforcement costs, large and small, there are no rules to speak of and no reliable social order." Comment.
  4. 40 Collective punishment is not the same as mob violence. Comment
  5. 40 In what sense can retaliation by a victim be a part of third party enforcement?
  6. 41 What does "rules about what counts as a rule" mean?
  7. 18, 53-7 "If there is no rule … there is no market" we read on p 18. How does the material at the end of chapter 2 support the idea that well understood shared rules are necessary for markets to exist?
Chapter 3
  1. 62-3 Draw a diagram that captures the logic of cause/effect thinking, language, shared practice, and "we"
  2. 63 Estimate ratio of processor power and memory represented by culture-source problem solving skills in, for example, survival in the arctic. Do it for some realm with which you are familiar.
  3. 65 Say, in other words, what it means that information is a non-rival good.
  4. 65 Say, in other words, what it means that information displays increasing returns.
  5. 66 Smith: "The invention of all those machines by which labor is so much facilitated and abridged" is the RESULT of the division of labor. Agree? Disagree? Examples?
  6. 66 "Specialization captures the benefits of increasing returns to information." Translate in other words and provide a new example.
  7. 67.4 "Without exchange relationships, we cannot support specialization." Explain.
  8. 69.5 "Boyd and his colleagues argue…coordinate third-party punishment…distinctive features…." Rewrite the rest of this paragraph with an alternative example.
  9. 70 Explain the Catch-22 of culture and norms - a first order social construct - as social infrastructure.
  10. 71 What does the expression "everyone is on the same page" mean and how is it relevant to this story of norms and rules?
  11. 74 What is the difference between a primary rule and a secondary rule?
  12. 75 What is Hadfield's definition of "policy"?

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