Collectivity and Circularity

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Abstract

The common claim that the notion of collective action must figure in the content of the attitudes of the parties to a collective action gives rise to a circularity challenge. Standard responses to this challenge are criticized. This article’s solution exploits a notion of collectivity that does not presuppose intention: a purely causal conception that can be explicated in terms of dispositions and causal agency. Participants in a jointly intentional collective action do not need to possess a stronger notion of collectivity than this. In particular, they do not need to possess the concept of a jointly intentional collective action.

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  • Filosofi
Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationConcepts of Sharedness - Essays on Collective Intentionality
RedaktörerKathinka Schulte-Osterman, Nikos Psarros, Hans Bernhard Schmid
FörlagOntos Verlag
ISBN (tryckt)978-3-938793-96-1
StatusPublished - 2008
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördNej

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