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Mindreading: An Integrated Account of Pretence, Self-Awareness, and Understanding Other Minds
1. Introduction 2. A Cognitive Theory of Pretence 3. Pieces of Mind: A Theory of Third-Person Mindreading 4. Reading One's Own Mind 5. Objections, Replies, and Philosophical Implications References
A cognitive theory of pretense
Recent accounts of pretense have been underdescribed in a number of ways. In this paper, we present a much more explicit cognitive account of pretense. We begin by describing a number of real… Expand
Harm, Affect, and the Moral/Conventional Distinction.
The moral/conventional task has been widely used to study the emergence of moral understanding in children and to explore the defi cits in moral understanding in clinical populations. Previous… Expand
From folk psychology to cognitive science
- S. Stich
Introducing a new hobby for other people may inspire them to join with you. Reading, as one of mutual hobby, is considered as the very easy hobby to do. But, many people are not interested in this… Expand
From folk psychology to cognitive science: The case against belief.
- S. Stich
- 1 September 1986
The average person has a rich belief system about the thoughts and motives of people. From antiquity to the beginning of this century, Stephen Stich points out, this "folk psychology" was employed in… Expand
Semantics, cross-cultural style
Theories of reference have been central to analytic philosophy, and two views, the descriptivist view of reference and the causal-historical view of reference, have dominated the field. In this… Expand
Minds, Brains and Science
Introduction 1. The Mind-Body Problem 2. Can Computers Think? 3. Cognitive Science 4. The Structure of Action 5. Prospects for the Social Sciences 6. The Freedom of the Will Suggestions for Further… Expand
Beliefs and Subdoxastic States
- S. Stich
- Philosophy of Science
- 1 December 1978
It is argued that the intuitively sanctioned distinction between beliefs and non-belief states that play a role in the proximate causal history of beliefs is a distinction worth preserving in… Expand