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Social interaction skills and theory of mind in young children.
Two studies explored relations between peer social skills and theory of mind in young children. In Study 1, a global teacher rating of social skills with peers, performance on a traditionalExpand
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Schaffer on laws of nature
In ‘Quiddistic Knowledge’ (Schaffer in Philos Stud 123:1–32, 2005), Jonathan Schaffer argued influentially against the view that the laws of nature are metaphysically necessary. In this reply I aimExpand
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The Transference and the Zone of Proximal Development
The Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is discussed, a construct that, when introduced into psychoanalysis, advances understanding of the key clinical relationship between the intrapsychic and theExpand
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Metaphysical Causation
There is a systematic and suggestive analogy between grounding and causation. In my view, this is no coincidence: grounding and causation resemble one another because grounding is a type ofExpand
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Chance and Context
The most familiar philosophical conception of objective chance renders determinism incompatible with non-trivial chances. This conception ‐ associated in particular with the work of David Lewis ‐ isExpand
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Everettian Confirmation and Sleeping Beauty
  • A. Wilson
  • Philosophy
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 September 2014
Darren Bradley has recently appealed to observation selection effects to argue that conditionalization presents no special problem for Everettian quantum mechanics, and to defend the ‘halfer’ answerExpand
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Objective Probability in Everettian Quantum Mechanics
  • A. Wilson
  • The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2013
David Wallace has given a decision-theoretic argument for the Born Rule in the context of Everettian quantum mechanics (EQM). This approach promises to resolve some long-standing problems withExpand
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Rock pool fish use a combination of colour change and substrate choice to improve camouflage
Camouflage can be achieved by both morphological (e.g. colour, brightness and pattern change) and behavioural (e.g. substrate preference) means. Much of the research on behavioural backgroundExpand
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Chance and Temporal Asymmetry
Introduction: Chance and Temporal Asymmetry 1. Chance and Context 2. Autonomous Chances and the Conflicts Problem 3. Consistency and Admissibility: Reply to Meacham 4. Proving the Principal PrincipleExpand
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