Papineau’s Theoretical Rationality and the Anthropological Difference

@article{Starzak2012PapineausTR,
  title={Papineau’s Theoretical Rationality and the Anthropological Difference},
  author={Tobias Starzak},
  journal={Philosophia},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={473-482}
}
A common view in philosophy is that the way human beings reason is not only gradually better, but that our way of reasoning is fundamentally distinctive. Findings in the psychology of reasoning challenge the traditional view according to which human beings reason in accordance with the laws of logic and probability theory, but rather suggest that human reasoning consists in the application of domain specific rules of thumb similar to those that we ascribe to some intelligent non-human animals… Expand

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