Christian List and Philip Pettit (henceforth LP) argue that groups of people can be
agents � beings that believe, desire and act. Their account combines a non-reductive
realist view of group attitudes, on which groups literally have attitudes that
cannot be analyzed in terms of the attitudes of their members, with methodological
individualism, on which good explanations of group-level phenomena should not
posit forces above individual attitudes and behaviors. I then discuss the main...[Show more]
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