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Author Hutto, Daniel D.

Title Folk psychological narratives : the sociocultural basis of understanding reasons / Daniel D. Hutto
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 343 pages)
Series Bradford book.
Contents 1. The limits of spectatorial folk psychology -- 2. The narrative practice hypothesis -- 3. Intentional attitudes -- 4. Imaginative extensions -- 5. Linguistic transformations -- 6. Unprincipled embodied engagements -- 7. Getting a grip on the attitudes -- 8. No native mentalizers -- 9. No child's science -- 10. Three motivations and a challenge -- 11. First communions -- 12. Ultimate origins and creation myths
Summary An argument that challenges the dominant "theory theory" and simulation theory approaches to folk psychology by claiming that our everyday understanding of intentional actions done for reasons is acquired by exposure to and engaging in specific kinds of n
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-328) and index
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Subject Attribution (Social psychology)
Cognition in children.
Cognition.
Philosophy of mind.
Social perception in children.
Social psychology.
Social Perception.
Child.
Cognition.
Philosophy.
Psychology, Social.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008005539
ISBN 0262275996 (electronic bk.)
1435609085 (electronic bk.)
1282099132
9780262275996 (electronic bk.)
9781282099135
9781435609082 (electronic bk.)