Research Seminar: Collective Intentionality

During the first term of the academic year 2015/2016, Teresa will convene a research seminar on Collective Intentionality.

The seminar will (provisionally) run on Tuesdays from 14:00 to 16:00, at room 40149 of the Roger de Llúria building at Campus de la Ciutadella, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

All interested are welcome to attend. Get  in touch with Teresa if you want to attend the seminar.

Reading list (to complete as times progresses)


Bratman, M. (1999). I Intend That We J. In Faces of Intention: Selected Essays on Intention and Agency (pp. 142–161). Cambridge University Press.

Bratman, M. E. (1993). Shared Intention. Ethics, 104(1), 97–113.

Chant, S. R. (2006). The Special Composition Question in Action. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 87(4), 422–441.

Gilbert, M. (2003). The structure of social atom: Joint Commitment as the Foundation of Human Social Behavior. In F. Schmitt (Ed.),Socializing Metaphysics: The Nature of Social Reality (Rowman & Littlefiled Publishers, pp. 39–65). Oxford.

Gilbert, M. P. (1990). Walking Together: A Paradigmatic Social Phenomenon. Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 15(1), 1–14.

Gold, N., & Sugden, R. (2007). Collective Intentions and Team Agency. Journal of Philosophy, 104(3), 109–137.

Kutz, C. (2000). Acting Together. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 61(1), 1–31.

Kutz, C.r (2001). The Judicial Community. Noûs 35 (s1):442 – 469.

Ludwig, K. (2007). Collective Intentional Behavior From the Standpoint of Semantics. Noûs, 41(3), 355–393.

Petersson, B. (2007). Collectivity and Circularity. Journal of Philosophy, 104(3), 138–156.

Searle, J. (1990). Collective Intentions and Actions. In Intentions in Communication (pp. 401–415). MIT Press.

Shapiro, S. J. (2014). Massively Shared Agency. In M. Vargas & G. Yaffe (Eds.), Rational and Social Agency (pp. 257–289). Oxford University Press.

Tollefsen, D. (2005). Let’s Pretend!: Children and Joint Action. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 35(1), 75–97.