Joint Commitment: How We Make the Social World

2014.08.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Margaret Gilbert, Joint Commitment: How We Make the Social World, Oxford University Press, 2014, 449pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.08.14 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Margaret Gilbert, Joint Commitment: How We Make the Social World, Oxford University Press, 2014, 449pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199970148. Reviewed by Seumas Miller, Charles Sturt University/Delft University of Technology This is a collection of eighteen of Margaret Gilbert's previously published essays. They are arranged in four sections: Part I - Shared Agency: Ch. 1 Acting Together; Ch. 2 Considerations on Joint Commitment; Ch. 3 Who's to Blame?; Ch. 4 Rationality in Collective Action; Ch. 5 Two Approaches to Shared Intention; Part II - Collective Attitudes: Ch. 6 Belief and Acceptance as Features of Groups; Ch. 7 Collective Epistemology; Ch. 8 Shared Values, Social Unity, and Liberty; Ch. 9 Social Convention Revisited; Ch. 10 Collective Guilt Feelings; Part III -- Mutual Recognition, Promises and Love: Ch. 11 Fusion: Sketch of a Contractual Model; Ch. 12 Scanlon on Promissory Obligation: The Problem of. . .

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