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Michael Bratman: Acting and Thinking Together

When:Tu 21-04-2015 at 20:00
Where:Aula, Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Lecture by Michael Bratman (Stanford) in cooperation with Studium Generale

We do many things together including singing duets, dancing, and building. We engage in friendships and love, we practice the art of conversation, and we collaborate on scientific projects. Collaboration and cooperation play a central role in everyday life. In all these activities we act together in characteristic ways. How do we do it? How do we effortlessly engage with others in complex ways that seem unavailable to other species? We share intentions, even if...(continue reading...)