The Background of Social Reality

Selected Contributions from the Inaugural Meeting of ENSO

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5599-4 (Print) 978-94-007-5600-7 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Pages 1-9

    The Cultural Background of Acting Together

  3. The Ontology of Groups: Their Minds, Intentions, Actions and Interactions

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      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-35

      Who Is Afraid of Group Agents and Group Minds?

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      Pages 37-55

      Trying to Act Together

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      Pages 57-75

      Missing the Forest for the Trees

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      Pages 77-90

      The Boys Carried the Piano Upstairs

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      Pages 91-104

      Creating Interpersonal Reality through Conversational Interactions

  4. Into the Background: Capacities and Cases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-125

      Social Rules and the Social Background

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      Pages 127-146

      Sharing the Background

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      Pages 147-162

      From Sharing a Background to Sharing One’s Presence

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      Pages 163-181

      Social Ontology, Cultural Sociology, and the War on Terror

  5. Social Reality: Its Essence and Constitution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-199

      Three Ways of Misunderstanding the Power of Rules

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      Pages 201-215

      Arbitral Functions and Constitutive Rules

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      Pages 217-232

      Social Ontology as Embedded in the Tradition of Phenomenological Realism

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      Pages 233-251

      Ontological Dependence and Essential Laws of Social Reality the Case of Promising