1 Collective Intentions and Team Agency

  title={1 Collective Intentions and Team Agency},
  author={Natalie Gold and Robert Sugden},
In the literature of collective intentions, the ‘we-intentions’ that lie behind cooperative actions are analysed in terms of individual mental states. The core forms of these analyses imply that all Nash equilibrium behaviour is the result of collective intentions, even though not all Nash equilibria are cooperative actions. Unsatisfactorily, the latter cases have to be excluded either by stipulation or by the addition of further, problematic conditions. We contend that the cooperative aspect… CONTINUE READING

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