How We Get Along

@inproceedings{Velleman2009HowWG,
  title={How We Get Along},
  author={J. Velleman},
  year={2009}
}
In How We Get Along, philosopher J. David Velleman compares our social interactions to the interactions among improvisational actors on stage. He argues that we play ourselves – not artificially but authentically, by doing what would make sense coming from us as we really are. And like improvisational actors, we deal with one another in dual capacities: both as characters within the social drama and as players contributing to the shared performance. In this conception of social intercourse… Expand
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