30 August 2016

18:30-20:30

Opening Reception
CollintX & ECAI
Location: Amazon Foyer

31 August 2016

08:00-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:15

Keynote: Toni Erskine (University of New South Wales)
“Coalitions of the Willing” and the Shared Responsibility to Protect

Abstract
Yangtze room 1
Chair: Ibo van de Poel

10:15-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: David Schweikard
Room Everest 2
Chair: Holly Lawford-Smith
Room Kilimanjaro jaro 1
Chair: Arto Laitinen
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Ibo van de Poel
Brian Epstein (Tufts): What are social groups? Their metaphysics and how to classify them Xiaoxi Wu (Vienna): Plural Self-constitution and the Temporal Structure of Agency Titus Stahl (Groningen): Collective Hope Mattias Gunnemyr (Lund): Participation as the basis for responsibility
Gerhard Thonhauser (Vienna): From Collectives to Groups. Sartre on the Formation of Groups Through Common Praxis Anton Eriksson (Sheffield): Some Problems with Group Obligation Björn Petersson (Lund): Collective Suffering Vahid Yazdanpanah (Twente) / Mehdi Dastani (Utrecht) / Henk Zijm (Twente): Graded Group Responsibility: A Power-Based Approach
David Strohmaier (Sheffield): A New Condition for Group Agency Michaël Bauwens (KU Leuven): What is social ontology? What is social metaphysics? And what does it matter for social science? Eric Chelstrom (St Mary): Collective Intentionality's Oppression Problems Herman Witzel (Bielefeld): The origin of the responsibility problem in group activity
12:15-13:15

Lunch break

13:15-14:45

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Michael Schmitz
Room Everest 2
Chair: Gerhard Thonhauser
Room Kilimanjaro 1
Chair: Titus Stahl
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Holly Lawford-Smith
Laura Perez (Harvard): Social Vision as a Collective Intentional Event Michael Wilby (Anglia Ruskin): Three Ways to Solve a Coordination Problem Barbara Fultner (Denison): Collective Intentionality, Identity, and Solidarity: Toward a Feminist Social Ontology Ibo van de Poel (Delft) / Lambèr Royakkers (Eindhoven) / Sjoerd Zwart (Delft / Eindhoven): How to characterize the problem of many hands?
Anika Fiebich (Duisburg-Essen): Social Cognition in Joint Actions Thomas Brouwer (Leeds): Social Conventions and Problems of Underdetermination Brian Flanagan (Maynooth): Wanted: A Concept of Group Will for Use in Political Science Sven Nyholm (Eindhoven): Collective Agency, Responsibility, and Corporate vs. Private Self-Driving Cars: Who’s Doing the Driving?
Corrado Sinigaglia (Milan): Acting Together: Collective Goal and Motor Representation Michael Vlerick (Johannesburg): Explaining universal social institutions: A game-theoretic approach. Tian Jie (Renmin): Cultivating Collectivity: A Defense of Deliberative Democracy Filippo Santoni de Sio (Delft): Responsibility and Self-driving cars: A Legal-Philosophical Perspective
14:45-15:00

Break

15:00-16:00

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Thomas Smith
Room Everest 2
Chair: Johannes Himmelreich
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: David Schweikard
Thomas Szanto (Copenhagen): On the Temporality of Collective Emotions Javier Gomez-Lavin (CUNY) / Matthew Rachar (CUNY): Evidence for Normativity in Joint Action Anne Schwenkenbecher (Murdoch): Aggregation problems, cooperative action, and responsibility gaps
Laura Candiotto (Edinburgh): Positive affectivity in distributed cognition Randall Westgren (Missouri): Collective Intentionality and Agency in Entrepreneurial Ventures Eva Buddeberg (Frankfurt) / Achim Hecker (Seeburg): Justification Incorporated – a Discursive Approach to Corporate Moral Responsibility
17:00-19:00

Special event at the Hague Peace Palace: Henry Shue (Oxford): "Rules and Exceptions in War" (abstract)
with responses by Toni Erskine and Seumas Miller
Chair: Jeroen van den Hoven
Location: The Hague Peace Palace
To participate in this session, you need to separately register before August, 23: register here

01 September 2016

09:00-10:15

Keynote: Michael Bratman (Stanford University)
Acting and Thinking Together

Abstract
King Willem Alexander Room (joint with ECAI)
Chair: Seumas Miller

10:15-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Barbara Fultner
Room Everest 2
Chair: Brian Epstein
Room Kilimanjaro 1: Chair: Mari Mikkola Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Eva Buddeberg
Zuzanna Rucinska (Leiden): Pretence and creativity as social cognitive phenomena Kirk Ludwig (Indiana): Collective Action and Logical Form: Reply to Himmelreich John Murray (SRI International): Interpreting the Collectivity: Research Adventures in Virtual Environments Felix Pinkert (Warwick): Collective obligations, responsibility gaps, and the demandingness objection
Tobias Störzinger (Stuttgart): Collective Metacognition: The interplay between critical individuals and the epistemic design of collectives Joshua Rust (Stetson): Status functions, constitution, and metaphysical vagueness Anna Christen (Konstanz/Basel): A Theory on Practice: The Special Case of Ethnographic Fieldwork for Philosophical Action Theory Stephanie Collins (Manchester): Filling in Gaps by Taking up Slacks
Henning Nörenberg (Copenhagen): Spontaneous Affective Sharing. The Case of Collective Embarrassment Horia Tarnovanu (St Andrews): A New Approach to Higher-Order Causation Noriaki Okamoto (Rikkyo): Interpreting Meso-level Collective Social Norms in Social Sciences: Three “Zations” and the Construction of Economic Reality in Accounting Johannes Himmelreich (Berlin): Agency in Hierarchical Groups
12:15-13:15

Lunch break

13:15-14:15

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Stephanie Collins
Room Everest 2
Chair: Alessandro Salice
Room Kilimanjaro 1
Chair: Johannes Himmelreich
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Arto Laitinen
Anne Schwenkenbecher (Murdoch) / Olivier Roy (Bayreuth): Collective agency, de dicto intentions, and pooled knowledge Orestis Palermos (Edinburgh) / Deborah Tollefsen (Memphis): Group Know-How Thomas Smith (Manchester): 'Together' disambiguated Raimo Tuomela (Helsinki / Munich) / Pekka Mäkelä (Helsinki) : Group Agents and Their Responsibility
Gert-Jan Lokhorst (Delft): Collective Knowledge and Collective Ignorance Olle Blomberg (Copenhagen): Practical knowledge and joint action Wu Sang (Groningen / Zhejiang): Autonomy of group agents: Justifying group autonomy by appealing to personal autonomy accounts Leonie Smith (St. Andrews): An ontological account of group-agent / individual-agent differences in responsibilities and rights.
14:15-14:30

Break

14:30-16:30

Special symposium on Collective Responsibility, War and Terrorism
with Christopher Kutz (UC Berkeley), Michael Skerker (United States Naval Academy), Seumas Miller (Charles Sturt University and Delft University)
Yangtze room 1
Abstracts

17:30-18:30

Special panel on Artifical Intelligence and Human Values

Panelists:

  • Michael Bratman, Stanford University
  • Joanna Bryson, Princeton and Bath Universities
  • Bernard ter Haar, Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
  • Dirk Helbing, ETH Zurich and TU Delft
  • Johan Hoorn, VU University Amsterdam
  • Miriam Struik, PAX Peace Movement

Moderator: Bennie Mols

Location: The Hague Peace Palace
You can freely participate in these sessions but you need to register before August, 23: register here.
Chair: Bennie Mols

19:30-22:00

Conference Dinner

02 September 2016

09:00-10:15

Keynote: Gunnar Björnsson (Umeå University)
Shared Responsibility

Abstract
Yangtze room 1
Chair: Titus Stahl

10:15-10:45

Break

10:45-12:15

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Mari Mikkola
Room Everest 2
Chair: Kirk Ludwig
Room Kilimanjaro 1
Chair: Ibo van de Poel
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Olle Blomberg
Alessandro Salice (Cork) / Glenda Satne (Santiago): All things that can go wrong in collective intentions… Tobias Schlicht (Bochum): The sense of us Hein Duijf (Utrecht): Beyond team reasoning: Participatory intentions contribute to a theory of collective agency Pekka Mäkelä (Helsinki), Raul Hakli (Helsinki): Collective Responsibility and Robotics
Matti Heinonen (Helsinki): A Family of Models of Shared Intentional Action Arto Laitinen (Tampere): The I-mode, the we-mode, and the overall mode Heiner Koch (Berlin): Institutions as Practical Reasons Onni Hirvonnen (Jyväskylä): Collective beliefs and attributing moral responsibility to group agents
Christian Kietzmann (Marburg): Shared Intentions as Relations Hans-Bernhard Schmid (Vienna): What Kind of Mode is the We-Mode? Andras Szigeti (Linköping University) / John Michael (CEU): The Group Knobe Effect Leo Townsend (Oslo): Responsibility for Collective Belief
12:15-13:15

Lunch break

12:45-14:00

ISOS Assembly Meeting
Room: Everest 1

14:00-15:30

Parallel sessions

Room Everest 1
Chair: Anika Fiebich
Room Everest 2
Chair: Olle Blomberg
Room Kilimanjaro 1
Chair: Titus Stahl
Collective Responsibility Track
Room Kilimanjaro 2
Chair: Stephanie Collins
Michael Schmitz (Vienna): Self-awareness singular and plural Gabriella Pigozzi (Paris-Dauphine): Argumentation and group decisions Herman Witzel (Bielefeld): Goals in collective intentionality Holly Lawford-Smith (Sheffield): Who's Culpable For What The State Does?
Anna Moltchanova (Carleton): Disagreement and collective self-awareness Kaarlo Miller (Helsinki): Collective Commitment and Reasoning Nathan Sheff (Connecticut): Joint Commitment is Not Primitive David Schweikard (Flensburg): Programming for Collective Responsibility
Judith Martens (Bochum): ‘Sense of us’ and ‘sense of we-agency’ in collective agency Raul Hakli (Helsinki): Why team reasoning requires group intentions Sebastién de la Fosse: Foundations of Corporate Mind Taina Kalliokoski (Helsinki): Ethical implications of the we-mode on three levels
15:30-16:00

Break

16:00-17:15

Keynote: Johanna Seibt (Aarhus University)
Social Robotics: New Forms of Sociality, New Types of Responsibility?

Abstract
King Willem Alexander Room (joint with ECAI)
Chair: Jeroen van den Hoven

17:15-17:30

Concluding remarks

-17:30

Closing