Is Collective Intentionality Really Primitive?

  title={Is Collective Intentionality Really Primitive?},
  author={Elisabeth Pacherie},
Introduction Prima facie, it is not obvious how certain phenomena of central concern to human beings in general and to philosophers in particular can be accommodated within a unitary physicalist ontology. In the last half century, philosophers and cognitive scientists have devoted considerable energy and ingenuity to investigating whether and how this could be done for linguistic and mental phenomena. More recently, they have extended their investigations to social phenomena. For instance, in… CONTINUE READING