Minding One's Cognitive Systems: When Does a Group of Minds Constitute a Single Cognitive Unit?

@inproceedings{Rupert2007MindingOC,
  title={Minding One's Cognitive Systems: When Does a Group of Minds Constitute a Single Cognitive Unit?},
  author={Robert D. Rupert},
  year={2007}
}
The possibility of group minds or group mental states has been considered by a number of authors addressing issues in social epistemology and related areas explanatory work in the social or cognitive sciences. I am skeptical, though, and this essay lays out some of the reasons for my skepticism. The concerns raised herein constitute challenges to the… CONTINUE READING