Art Works! Prevention Programs for Youth and Communities by Paula Randall

By Paula Randall

Profiles version arts-based substance abuse prevention courses for formative years & groups in numerous disciplines & settings. Highlighted courses contain Tuscons venture Choli & outdated Pascua early life Artists San Franciscos Vietnamese adolescence Dev. middle Peer source software Bronx Council at the Arts, WritersCorp CHILART Playwrights application of recent Brunswick, N.J. Little Rocks CornerStone venture NETworks heart Chicagos tune Theater Workshop stressed sequence Iowa Citys United motion for adolescence Synthesis Arts Workshop & teenager source Project/New Visions/Nueva Visiones Theater of Holyoke, MA.

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It does mean that she cannot later consistently come to believe that it is not the case that c without giving up her belief that c. All this may surely be said, mutatis mutan- Belief and Acceptance as Features of Groups 53 dis, of the improvement committee’s belief* that c. The committee may, at some time in the future, come to believe* that it is not the case that c. If it has not first given up its belief* that c, it will hold inconsistent beliefs*. I conclude that, contrary to Meijers’s suggestion, collective beliefs* are not always context-bound in the sense at issue.

It may be possible to show that insofar as it is unclear whether collective beliefs* have F, it is equally unclear whether individual beliefs do, and for similar reasons. In other words, it may be possible to show that the claimed disanalogy does not exist. My discussion involves counters to rejectionism of both these kinds. Belief and Acceptance as Features of Groups 51 5 Is truth the “aim” of collective belief*? Belief, it is often said, “aims at truth”. 30 To say that belief “aims at” something may suggest that believing is a form of goaldirected activity.

Here she certainly does not act as if she has the belief herself. On the contrary she avows, in the most emphatic way, that she does not have it. 5 A “historical” note In the above account of collective belief* the parties are jointly committed to believe that p as a body. In my earliest formulations of the account, I wrote rather of the parties jointly accepting that p, implicitly parsing this as 24 For related discussion see Gilbert, Living, 353-354; 359n15. 25 See Gilbert, Social Facts, and elsewhere.

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