Oxford: Oxford University Press (2017)

Kirk Ludwig
Indiana University, Bloomington
Kirk Ludwig presents a philosophical account of institutional action, such as action by corporations and nation states. He argues that it can be fully understood in terms of the agency of individuals, and concepts derived from our understanding of individual action. He thus argues for a strong form of methodological individualism.
Keywords Shared Intention  Collective Action  Shared Agency  Institutional Agency  Status Functions  Constitutive Rules  Proxy Agency  Group Action  Institutions  Corporate Agency
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