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Shared Intentions and Collective Responsibility, Volume XXX

Shared Intentions and Collective Responsibility, Volume XXX

Peter A. French (Editor), Howard K. Wettstein (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-16036-0

Sep 2006, Wiley-Blackwell

280 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$55.95

Description

This volume of Midwest Studies focuses on the currently hot topic in ethics and action theory of shared intentions and relates it to issues in collective responsibility. Each of the essays in the volume is by an internationally known scholar who has published seminal pieces on various aspects of the concepts of shared intention and collective responsibility.

  • Features all new essays that expand the discussion and invite those interested in the topic to examine a variety of ways for understanding the basic idea and the application of the notion of shared intention to a range of contemporary issues in the ethics of responsibility
1. Dynamics of Sociality:Michael E. Bratman.

2. Collective Responsibility and an Agent Meaning Theory:Michael McKenna.

3. Joint Intention, We-Mode and I-Mode:Raimo Tuomela.

4. Collective Moral Responsibility and Collective Intention:Tracy Isaacs.

5. Holding Them Responsible: Paul Sheehy.

6. Who’s to Blame? Collective Moral Responsibility and Its Implications for Group Members: Margaret Gilbert.

7. Shared Intentions and Shared Responsibility: Brook Jenkins Sadler.

8. Collective Guilt; Individual Shame: Peter Forrest.

9. Collective Responsibility for Historic Injustices: Janna Thompson.

10. Collective Responsibility and Qualifying Actions:Gregory Mellema.

11. Collective Moral Responsibility: An Individual Account: Seumas Miller.

12. On the Agency of Certain Collective Entities: An Argument from“Normative Autonomy”: David Copp.

13. The Rationality of Collective Guilt: Deborah Tollefsen.

14. We’re all in this Together: Responsibility of Collective Agents and Their Members: Kay Mathiesen.

15. Imposing and Embracing Collective Responsibility: Why the Moral Difference?: Keith Graham.

16. Collective Responsibility, Corporate Responsibility and Moral Taint: David Silver.

17. Corporate Moral Agency: Denis G. Arnold.

18. On the Ultimate Responsibility of Collectives: Ish Haji.

19. State Aggression, Collective Liability, and Individual Mens Rea: Larry May.

20. Health Care in the United States: Evil Intentions and Collective Responsibility: Victoria Davion


  • Focuses on the currently hot topic in ethics and action theory of shared intentions and relates it to issues in collective responsibility
  • Essays are written by internationally known scholars who have published seminal pieces on various aspects of the concepts of shared intention and collective responsibility
  • Features all new essays that expand the discussion and invite those interested in the topic to examine a variety of ways for understanding the basic idea and the application of the notion of shared intention to a range of contemporary issues in the ethics of responsibility