Collective guilt and collective guilt feelings

Journal of Ethics 6 (2):115-143 (2002)
Abstract
Among other things, this paper considers what so-called collective guilt feelings amount to. If collective guilt feelings are sometimes appropriate, it must be the case that collectives can indeed be guilty. The paper begins with an account of what it is for a collective to intend to do something and to act in light of that intention. An account of collective guilt in terms of membership guilt feelings is found wanting. Finally, a "plural subject" account of collective guilt feelings is articulated, such that they involve a joint commitment to feel guilt as a body.
Keywords accountability  collective action  collective guilt  collective intention  emotion  groups  guilt feelings  holism  joint commitment  moral responsibility  social phenomena
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