The Ontology of Group Agency

@inproceedings{Porello2014TheOO,
  title={The Ontology of Group Agency},
  author={Daniele Porello and Emanuele Bottazzi and Roberta Ferrario},
  booktitle={FOIS},
  year={2014}
}
We present an ontological analysis of the notion of group agency developed by Christian List and Philip Pettit. We focus on this notion as it allows us to neatly distinguish groups, organizations, corporations – to which we may ascribe agency – from mere aggregates of individuals. We develop a module for group agency within a foundational ontology and we apply it to organizations. 

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