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The Philosophy of Sociality: The Shared Point of View

Raimo Tuomela

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313390
eISBN:
9780199870929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313390.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The intuitive starting point of the book is the distinction between thinking and acting as a private person versus as a group member. People may view things from their own personal viewpoint and base ... More


Cultural Evolution of Cooperative Social Activities

Raimo Tuomela

in The Philosophy of Sociality: The Shared Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313390
eISBN:
9780199870929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313390.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The evolutionary aspects of acting as a group member and cooperation are discussed in this chapter. It is argued that the disposition to act as a group member (and, accordingly, to cooperate) is a ... More


Introduction

Raimo Tuomela

in The Philosophy of Sociality: The Shared Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313390
eISBN:
9780199870929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313390.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter briefly introduces the central concepts of the theory developed in the book. Thus collective intentionality and the accompanying “we-perspective” both in the full, we-mode sense and in ... More


Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Bryce Huebner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

We live in an age of scientific collaboration, popular uprisings, failing political parties, and increasing corporate power. Many of these kinds of collective action derive from the decisions of ... More


Collective Intentionality and the Assignment of Function

John R. Searle

in Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195396171
eISBN:
9780190267643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195396171.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deals with the concept of collective intentionality as a continuation of examining the logical construction of intentionality, with emphasis on the collective aspect of human society and ... More


Social Ontology: Collective Intentionality and Group Agents

Raimo Tuomela

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199978267
eISBN:
9780199367788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978267.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

The main focus of this book about social ontology is collective intentionality (as expressed by joint intentions, wants, beliefs, and action) and group agency. The theory presented starts from the ... More


Public Power and Purpose in Global Governance

Jennifer Mitzen

in Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses two central concepts—collective intentionality and public—to lay the theoretical groundwork for the framework developed in Chapter 2. It then turns to intentionalities in ... More


Governing in the Shadow of Violence

Jennifer Mitzen

in Power in Concert: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226060088
eISBN:
9780226060255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060255.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the framework for thinking about states governing together, which treats concerting as joint action, a form of collective intentionality. It argues that states govern by jointly ... More


Collective Selves and Collective Personhood

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

It is often implausible to hold groups accountable for their claims and actions; in most cases, it is individuals who must be held accountable for their role in collective action. In light of this ... More


The Politics of Accounting: A Framework

Dieter Ordelheide

in The Economics and Politics of Accounting: International Perspectives on Trends, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260621
eISBN:
9780191601668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260621.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Goes back to first principles and explores the role of accounting in society. An analysis is made of the ontological basis of accounting, and the implications for research on the politics of ... More


From Individual to Collective Intentionality: New Essays

Sara Rachel Chant, Frank Hindriks, and Gerhard Preyer (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936502
eISBN:
9780199362530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many of the things we do, we do together with other people. Think of carpooling and playing tennis. In the past two or three decades, it has become increasingly popular to analyze such collective ... More


Missteps on the Road Toward Macrocognition

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter discusses two cases where the informational architecture of a distributed system yields robust patterns of collective behavior, but where we have no good reason to posit a unified ... More


Introduction

Raimo Tuomela

in Social Ontology: Collective Intentionality and Group Agents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199978267
eISBN:
9780199367788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978267.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the main notions, new ideas, theses, and results of the book. It distinguishes individualistic “I-mode” notions from conceptually collectivistic “we-mode” notions. The central ... More


The Explanatory Superfluity of Collective Mentality, Part I

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter develops and begins to address the worry that it will always be explanatorily superfluous to posit collective mentality. Individual mental states and rules for their aggregation often ... More


Group-level Cognizing, Collaborative Remembering, and Individuals

Robert A. Wilson

in Collaborative Remembering: Theories, Research, and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737865
eISBN:
9780191820366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737865.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter steps back from the important psychological work on collaborative remembering at the heart of the present volume to take up some broader questions about the place of memory in Western ... More


Introduction: Beyond the Big Four and the Big Five

Sara Rachel Chant, Frank Hindriks, and Gerhard Preyer

in From Individual to Collective Intentionality: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936502
eISBN:
9780199362530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936502.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the past two or three decades it has become increasingly popular to analyze collective actions in terms of collective intentions. This volume brings together chapters which address issues such as ... More


Weak Realism

Maurizio Ferraris

in Where Are You?: An Ontology of the Cell Phone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256150
eISBN:
9780823261321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256150.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the theory of weak realism, which was set against postmodernists by John Searle and argues that social objects are constructed upon physical objects. It first considers what ... More


A Natural History of Digital Institutions

Adam Hodgkin

in Following Searle on Twitter: How Words Create Digital Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438214
eISBN:
9780226438351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438351.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews aspects of the work of the evolutionary anthropologist Michael Tomasello, and it is suggested that the novel social engagement that flows from our use of social media and digital ... More


Structural Rationality and Collective Intentions

Julian Nida-Rümelin

in From Individual to Collective Intentionality: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199936502
eISBN:
9780199362530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936502.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter argues that cooperation is to be explained in terms of collective intentionality and that cooperation thus explained is rational. It proposes a new conception of rationality that the ... More


The Primacy of the “We”?

Ingar Brinck, Vasudevi Reddy, and Dan Zahavi

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The question of the relation between the collective and the individual has had a long but patchy history within both philosophy and psychology. In this chapter we consider some arguments that could ... More


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