From Individual to Plural Agency: Collective Action: Volume 1

2017.05.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kirk Ludwig, From Individual to Plural Agency: Collective Action: Volume 1, Oxford University Press, 2016, 316pp., $85.00 (hbk),
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2017.05.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kirk Ludwig, From Individual to Plural Agency: Collective Action: Volume 1, Oxford University Press, 2016, 316pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198755623. Reviewed by Raimo Tuomela, University of Helsinki (Emeritus)/University of Munich Kirk Ludwig's book contains two parts that together constitute Volume 1 of his projected two-volume work. The second volume will cover institutional and mob action. The present book consists of eighteen chapters the titles of which give an overview of the contents of the book: Part I: 1. The Problem of Collective Agency, 2. What is an Event?, 3. The Logical Form of Singular Action Sentences, 4. Action, Motivation, Explanation, and Intention, 5. Conditional Intentions, 6. What is it to be the Agent of an Event or State?, 7. The Content of I-Intentions, 8. The Adverb 'Intentionally'. Part II: 9. Logical Form of Plural Action Sentences, 10. Extensions and Explanations, 11.. . .

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