The sources of the concept of collective intentionality in Durkheim and the path to the present
What is it about?
This paper explains how Sellars appropriated and revised Durkheim's concept of the collective conscience in order to define his own notion of collective intentionality in behaviorist and semantic terms.
Why is it important?
Many of the issues that arise with Durkheim about group minds persist in the current collective intentionality literature, but are obscured by its ahistorical style of argumentation.
The following have contributed to this page: Professor Stephen P Turner