Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 March 2014

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199339990

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Shared Agency

A Planning Theory of Acting Together

Michael E. Bratman

  • Develops and systematizes an approach to shared agency.
  • Seeks a framework for understanding basic forms of sociality.
  • Argues that that planning structures ground a range of practical capacities that are central to our lives.
  • Proposes that shared agency emerges, both functionally and rationally, from structures of interconnected planning agency.

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