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Intersubjectivity, deception and the 'opacity of other minds': Perspectives from Highland New Guinea and beyond

Rumsey, Alan


How are we to understand the widely attested claim from around the world that one can never know the thoughts of another? Here I consider that question as it arises in the Ku Waru region of Highland Papua New Guinea. Drawing on evidence from three kinds o

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Language and Communication
DOI: 10.1016/j.langcom.2013.06.003


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