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The manifest image : the nature and status of folk psychology

Ravenscroft, Ian Martin

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This thesis is concerned with the nature and status of folk psychology. At the outset a distinction is made between the theory theory (internal) and the theory theory (external). The former posits a largely tacit, internally represented, theory of human psychology which facilitates the prediction and explanation of behaviour. The latter claims that our everyday talk about mental states implicitly constitutes a theory of the mind. Both the largely tacit, internally represented, theory of human...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-26
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10553

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