Unintentional collective action

Philosophical Explorations 10 (3):245 – 256 (2007)
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In this paper, I examine the manner in which analyses of the action of single agents have been pressed into service for constructing accounts of collective action. Specifically, I argue that the best analogy to collective action is a class of individual action that Carl Ginet has called 'aggregate action.' Furthermore, once we use aggregate action as a model of collective action, then we see that existing accounts of collective action have failed to accommodate an important class of (what I shall call) 'unintentional collective actions.'.
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Intention, Plans, and Practical Reason.Michael Bratman - 1987 - Center for the Study of Language and Information.
A Theory of Human Action.Alvin I. Goldman - 1970 - Princeton University Press.
On Action.Carl Ginet - 1990 - Cambridge University Press.

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