Being Nativist about Mindreading: more Demanding than you Might Think


Two distinct theses are sometimes argued for, or against, together in the debate on early mindreading: that infants mindread, and that this occurs thanks to innate mental notions. When this is the case, the underlying assumption is that mental notions cannot be learned early in infancy, and therefore at that stage they must be either innate or not present… (More)