Workshop on Group Agency and Collective Responsibility

March 10, 2020 - March 11, 2020
Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


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The Lund Gothenburg Responsibility Project (LGRP) is hosting a two-day workshop concerned with questions about joint action, group agency, and causal and moral responsibility on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10-11, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Tuesday, March 10

09:30-10:45 Caroline Touborg (Lund) & Mattias Gunnemyr (Lund) - Possibility horizons and shared responsibility

10:45‐11:00 Coffee break

11:00‐12:15 Matthew Rachar (Vienna) - How We Act Together

12:15-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:00 Gunnar Björnsson (Gothenburg/Stockholm) - Joint action and group obligations

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:30 Grace Paterson (Vienna) - The Things We've Done: Collective Action and Narrative

Wednesday, March 11

09:30-10:45 Carlos Nunez (Vienna) - I intend that we J, but I don’t intend to bring it about that we J.

10:45‐11:00 Coffee break

11:00‐12:15 Franz Altner (Vienna) - A constitutive theory of group agency

12:15-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:00 Anton Emilsson (Lund) - The Dilutionism of Shared Responsibility

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

15:15-16:30 Olle Blomberg (Gothenburg) - Tracing and Responsibility Gaps


If you are interested in attending, please contact Olle Blomberg ([email protected]) before March 2 to register.

The workshop is organised by Olle Blomberg and the Lund Gothenburg Responsibility Project (PI: Paul Russell), funded by the Swedish Research Council, and is part of a collaboration with the Vienna-based ERC project ”Group Agency and Collective Responsibility” (PI: Herlinde Pauer-Studer).

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March 2, 2020, 6:45pm CET

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