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The Resource Joint commitment : how we make the social world, Margaret Gilbert

Joint commitment : how we make the social world, Margaret Gilbert

Label
Joint commitment : how we make the social world
Title
Joint commitment
Title remainder
how we make the social world
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Gilbert
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book comprises eighteen wide-ranging essays that share a common theme: the centrality of joint commitment to human life, both private and public. After an opening chapter that introduces joint commitment and the themes of the book, it is divided into four sections: shared agency; collective attitudes; mutual recognition, promises, and love; and political life. An important aspect of joint commitment is its provision of directed obligations and rights to the parties
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1942-
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Gilbert, Margaret
Dewey number
300.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Social sciences
  • Sociology
Target audience
specialized
Label
Joint commitment : how we make the social world, Margaret Gilbert
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one. Shared agency -- Acting together -- Considerations on joint commitment -- Who's to blame? -- Rationality in collective action -- Two approaches to shared intention -- Part two. Collective attitudes -- Belief and acceptance as features of groups -- Collective epistemology -- Shared values, social unity, and liberty -- Social convention revisited -- Collective guilt and collective guilt feelings -- Part three. Mutual recognition, promises, and love -- Fusion: sketch of a "contractual" model -- Scanlon on promissory obligation: the problem of promisees' rights -- Three dogmas about promising -- Mutual recognition and some related phenomena -- Part four. Political life -- A real unity of them all -- Pro patria: an essay on patriotism -- De-moralizing political obligation -- Commands and their practical import
Control code
ocn921055436
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199369898
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)921055436
Label
Joint commitment : how we make the social world, Margaret Gilbert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part one. Shared agency -- Acting together -- Considerations on joint commitment -- Who's to blame? -- Rationality in collective action -- Two approaches to shared intention -- Part two. Collective attitudes -- Belief and acceptance as features of groups -- Collective epistemology -- Shared values, social unity, and liberty -- Social convention revisited -- Collective guilt and collective guilt feelings -- Part three. Mutual recognition, promises, and love -- Fusion: sketch of a "contractual" model -- Scanlon on promissory obligation: the problem of promisees' rights -- Three dogmas about promising -- Mutual recognition and some related phenomena -- Part four. Political life -- A real unity of them all -- Pro patria: an essay on patriotism -- De-moralizing political obligation -- Commands and their practical import
Control code
ocn921055436
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199369898
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)921055436

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