Shared Agency: A Planning Theory of Acting Together

2014.08.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael E. Bratman, Shared Agency: A Planning Theory of Acting Together, Oxford University Press, 2014, 219pp., $29.95 (pbk),
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2014.08.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael E. Bratman, Shared Agency: A Planning Theory of Acting Together, Oxford University Press, 2014, 219pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780199339990. Reviewed by Raimo Tuomela, University of Helsinki/University of Munich In this book Michael Bratman presents a unified and systematic theory, termed "planning theory", of shared agency. It is concisely written and presents the fullest version of his planning theory to date. This book is a welcome contribution to the literature on philosophical action theory and on collective intentionality phenomena by one of the leading theorists in the field. The chapters bear the following titles: 1. Sociality and Planning Agency, 2. Building Blocks, Part 1, 3. Building Blocks, Part 2, 4. A Construction of Modest Sociality, 5. Modest Sociality and Mutual Obligation, 6. Group Agents Without Group Subjects, 7. Shared Deliberation, Common Ground, Conclusion: Interconnected. . .

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