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Andras Szigeti

About Andras Szigeti

András Szigeti is Senior Lecturer in Practical Philosophy at Linköping University (Sweden). He specializes in action theory, emotion theory and the ethics and metaphysics of individual and collective responsibility.

His most recent work has focused on diverse topics including cooperative exploitation, the folk psychology of collectivism about responsibility and agency, and the epistemic role of emotions. He has also written about collective epistemic agency, group-level causation, the emotional aspects of forgiveness and the relevance of emotion-based arguments to the possibility of moral dilemmas.

Since 2017 he has been an associate editor of the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

For more information on his publications please see below and here.

Selected Publications

Thinking (About) Groups (Special Issue of Synthese, co-editor with John Michael and Alessandro Salice, 2017)

Is Collective Mental Action Possible? (Review of Philosophy and Psychology 6, 2015)

Review of Michael Bratman’s Shared Agency (Journal of Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 18, 2015)

Sentimentalism and Moral Dilemmas (Dialectica 69, 2015)

Focusing Forgiveness as an Emotion (Journal of Value Inquiry 48, 2014)

Are Individualist Accounts of Collective Responsibility Morally Deficient?’ (In Institutions, Emotions, and Group Agents. Contributions to Social Ontology, edited by Anita Konzelmann-Ziv and Hans Bernhard Schmid, 2013)

Recent and Forthcoming Talks and Presentations

European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions, Madrid, June 2017: ‘Emotions and Heuristics’ MANCEPT, Manchester, September 2017: ‘Exploitation and Joint Action’ European Network of Social Ontology, Lund, August 2017: ‘Exploitation and Joint Action’

Underlying Thought: Philosophical Analyses of Epistemic and Ethical Cognition, Cardiff University, June 2017: ‘Emotions and Heuristics’ Alan Wertheimer Memorial Conference on Coercion and Exploitation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, November 2016: ‘Exploitation and Joint Action’ Department of Philosophy Colloqium, Central European University, October 2016: ‘Exploitation and Joint Action’ First Cork Annual Workshop on Social Agency, University College Cork, Ireland, October 2016: ‘Exploitation and Joint Action’

Conference on Collective Intentionality X, The Hague, September 2016: ‘The Group Knobe Effect’