On Social Facts

Routledge (1989)

Authors
Margaret Gilbert
University of California, Irvine
Abstract
This book offers original accounts of a number of central social phenomena, many of which have received little if any prior philosophical attention. These phenomena include social groups, group languages, acting together, collective belief, mutual recognition, and social convention. In the course of developing her analyses Gilbert discusses the work of Emile Durkheim, Georg Simmel, Max Weber, David Lewis, among others.
Keywords Social Facts  Collective Intentionality  Social Ontology  Acting Together  Joint Commitment  Collective Belief  Group languages  Social Groups  Plural subject
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ISBN(s) 0691020809   9780691020808  
DOI 10.2307/2186077
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