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Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories

Gregory Currie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199282609
eISBN:
9780191712432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282609.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Narratives are artefacts of a special kind: they are devices which function to tell stories, and do so by conveying the storytelling intentions of their makers. But, narrative itself is too inclusive ... More


Expression and Imitation 1

Gregory Currie

in Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199282609
eISBN:
9780191712432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282609.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Authors create stories for us. In the process of doing so they often provide a framework within which to respond to the story. How do authors create these structures? This chapter argues that they do ... More


Character‐focused Narration

Gregory Currie

in Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199282609
eISBN:
9780191712432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282609.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Stories are narrated from a point of view, but, occasionally the narrator, of whatever kind, modulates the style of narration to take account of the point of view of some other character. This ... More


Active Perception and Perceiving Action: The Shared Circuits Model

Susan Hurley

in Perceptual Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199289769
eISBN:
9780191711046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289769.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Recently, research on imitation and its role in social cognition has been flourishing across various disciplines. After briefly reviewing these developments under the heads of behaviour, subpersonal ... More


What Puts the Jointness into Joint Attentio n?

R. Peter Hobson

in Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199245635
eISBN:
9780191715303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245635.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that joint attention needs to be understood in terms of one person's engagement with another person's engagement with the world. It is pivotal from a developmental perspective ... More


How the Body Shapes the Mind

Shaun Gallagher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199271948
eISBN:
9780191603112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271941.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book contributes to the idea that to have an understanding of the mind, consciousness, or cognition, a detailed scientific and phenomenological understanding of the body is essential. There is ... More


The Earliest Senses of Self and Others

Shaun Gallager (ed.)

in How the Body Shapes the Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199271948
eISBN:
9780191603112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271941.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Evidence from developmental psychology concerning neonate imitation shows that the body schema is innate and that perception is intermodal from birth, in contrast to traditional views, held by both ... More


Self and Self-Understanding *: Lecture I: Some Origins of Self

Tyler Burge

in Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672028
eISBN:
9780191751929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672028.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

‘Some Origins of Self’ (2007, 2011) distinguishes Strawsonian persons from Kantian persons, termed ‘selves’ in this essay. Self is the psychological type that makes persons persons. Most of the essay ... More


Educating for Creativity

Berys Gaut

in The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199836963
eISBN:
9780199362547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199836963.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that one can educate people to be more creative. It criticizes the imitation and rules arguments (located in the works of Edward Young and Immanuel Kant) that aim to show that ... More


Social Ontology

H. Clark Barrett

in The Shape of Thought: How Mental Adaptations Evolve

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199348305
eISBN:
9780199348336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348305.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter describes how social cognition is produced by the operation of diverse mechanisms that categorize the social world for the purposes of inference and decision-making. It describes the ... More


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