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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
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The Fragmentation Of Reason
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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 realExpand
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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. PreviousExpand
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From folk psychology to cognitive science
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 thisExpand
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From folk psychology to cognitive science: The case against belief.
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 inExpand
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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 thisExpand
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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 FurtherExpand
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Beliefs and Subdoxastic States
  • S. Stich
  • Psychology
  • 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 inExpand
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Folk Psychology: Simulation or Tacit Theory?
A central goal of contemporary cognitive science is the explanation of cognitive abilities or capacities. [Cummins 1983] During the last three decades a wide range of cognitive capacities have beenExpand
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