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Understanding the Social Constitution of the Human Individual

@inproceedings{Koo2011UnderstandingTS,
  title={Understanding the Social Constitution of the Human Individual},
  author={Jo-Jo Koo},
  year={2011}
}
Despite a growing appreciation in recent decades for the significance of the social in many areas of philosophy, most philosophers today have not adequately examined their assumptions about how human beings are fundamentally social, in particular, how they are socially constituted. This dissertation argues that the human individual is socially constituted because her very capacity to be a self and agent must draw on a shared public understanding of the interwoven practices, norms, and roles… Expand
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