Group Know-How and Joint Expertise
Interdisciplinary workshop, Sept 4-5, 2023.
Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp
Call for Papers:
People act together in all kinds of collaborative work and performance. Dyads and small groups, in particular, exhibit rich forms of joint intelligence in action, both in everyday skills and in the striking forms of expertise found in sport, music, and many domains of professional activity.
Conceptual work on joint action and shared agency is increasingly responsive to and suggestive for empirical research, especially in cognitive neuroscience and experimental psychology. Yet there has been less coverage in social ontology of the topics of know-how, expertise, and skill. This workshop focuses on this topic, bringing together researchers with different approaches to this topic. Questions include, but are not limited to:
Call for Papers
We will accept a small number of peer-reviewed papers.
We invite contributions representing a broad variety of approaches, methods, and directions, and welcome philosophers who can make links to other fields.
Researchers working on empirical or theoretical approaches to group know-how and joint expertise are invited to submit an abstract (max. 800 words), making thesis and argument transparent, by submitting on EasyChair by June 1st, 2023.
Accepted submission will be notified by the end of June.
The presenters will receive financial support for travel and accommodation: within Belgium 100 euro, rest of Europe 200 euro, rest of the world 300 euro.
Organization: Judith Martens & John Sutton
This workshop is supported by the International Social Ontology Society workshop grant.