The Ontology of Documents
Barry Smith and Leonardo Zaibert, “The Metaphysics of Real Estate”, Topoi, 20: 2 (September 2001), 161–172.
Barry Smith and John Searle, “The Construction of Social Reality: An Exchange”, American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 62: 2 (2003), 285-309.
Barry Smith, “John Searle: From Speech Acts to Social Reality”, in Barry Smith (ed.), John Searle, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 1–33.
Barry Smith, “Searle and De Soto: The New Ontology of the Social World”, Barry Smith, David Mark and Isaac Ehrlich (eds.), The Mystery of Capital and the Construction of Social Reality, Chicago: Open Court, 2008, 35-51.
Leo Zaibert and Barry Smith, “The Varieties of Normativity: An Essay on Social Ontology”, in Savas L. Tsohatzidis (ed.), Intentional Acts and Institutional Facts: Essays on John Searle’s Social Ontology, Dordrecht: Springer, 2007, 155-174.
Barry Smith, “Document Acts”, in Anita Konzelmann-Ziv, Hans Bernhard Schmid (eds.), 2013. Institutions, Emotions, and Group Agents. Contributions to Social Ontology (Philosophical Studies Series), Dordrecht: Springer, in press.
Barry Smith, “How to Do Things with Documents”, Rivista di Estetica, 50 (2012), 179-198.
Barry Smith, “Diagrams, Documents, and the Meshing of Plans”, in: András Benedek and Kristóf Nyíri (eds.), Visual Learning, vol. 3: How To Do Things With Pictures: Skill, Practice, Performance, Proceedings of the 3rd Visual Learning Conference, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, forthcoming.
Youtube video on Massively Planned Social Agency (2012)