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Metamind: Belief, Consciousness, and Intentionality

Keith Lehrer

in Metamind

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248507
eISBN:
9780191681141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248507.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Thomas Reid articulated a theory of conception and belief which was a significant contribution in his day and which has contemporary relevance. Reid gives a central role to intentionality and ... More


Introduction

Keith Lehrer

in Metamind

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248507
eISBN:
9780191681141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248507.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book examines freedom, rational acceptance, social consensus, the analysis of knowledge, and Thomas Reid's philosophy of mind. What could possibly unify such a diverse collection of intellectual ... More


The rise of the metamind

Thomas Suddendorf

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the rise of the metamind. It is not a basic starting block, but the product of a long process of cognitive evolution. The fundamental problem to be addressed is how, from a ... More


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