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Philosophical Papers

J. L. Austin

J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock (eds)

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192830210
eISBN:
9780191597039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019283021X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This text collects all Austin’s published articles plus a new one, ch. 13, hitherto unpublished. The analysis of the ordinary language to clarify philosophical questions is the common element of the ... More


Creative Cognition in a Modular Mind

Peter Carruthers

in The Architecture of the Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199207077
eISBN:
9780191708909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207077.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that all creative thought ultimately reduces to creative action. On this account, action schemata are activated creatively and rehearsed, issuing in globally broadcast imagery ... More


Great Ape Cognition and the Evolutionary Roots of Human Imagination

THOMA SUDDENDORF and ANDREW WHITEN

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The imaginative powers of humans obviously exceed those of other species; however these characteristics and knowledge did not spring from nowhere. Instead they evolved on the shoulders of the ... More


Autonomy and Control in Children’s Interactions with Imaginary Companions

MARJORIE TAYLOR, STEPHANIE M. CARLSON, and ALISON B. SHAWBER

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses children’s private role play with imaginary companions and playmates which the children created and interacted with and/or talked about regularly. Although imaginary companions ... More


Pretend Play

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on pretend play. First, it proffers a definition of pretend play, specifying how four components of pretending (decontextualized behavior, self—other relations, sequential ... More


The Role of Play in Education

Anthony D. Pellegrini

in The Role of Play in Human Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195367324
eISBN:
9780199894185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367324.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by examining the role of pretend play on one aspect of academic achievement, early literacy. It then considers the ways that children's experiences on the playground during their ... More


Duplicity Makes the Man: Or, Can Animals Lie?

Kelly Oliver

in The Philosophy of Deception

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327939
eISBN:
9780199852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327939.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the notions of psychoanalysis and the subconscious to further complicate the problem of deception and self-deception. It discusses the differences between humans and nonhuman ... More


Impractical Reason

Gregory Currie

in Recreative Minds

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238089
eISBN:
9780191679568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Aesthetics

This chapter considers how imagination develops and how it might go wrong. It identifies complex relationships between imagination and pretence, and speculates on how these different relationships ... More


Pretending 1

J. L. Austin, J. O. Urmson, and G. J. Warnock

in Philosophical Papers

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192830210
eISBN:
9780191597039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019283021X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Addresses Bedford’s attack on appeals to introspection in the identification of emotions, which lead him to raise the question of how to draw the line between genuine and pretended anger. Austin ... More


Pretend Play and Emotion Learning in Traumatized Mothers and Children

WENDY HAIGHT, JAMES BLACK, TERESA OSTLER, and KATHRYN SHERIDAN

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Pretend play is a context that facilitates learning. It facilitates children's learning about emotions, adults' learning about children, and children's and adults' learning together. Indeed, pretend ... More


Pretend play in early childhood: the road between mentalism and behaviourism

Johannes L. Brandl

in Foundations of Metacognition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646739
eISBN:
9780191745867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646739.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses the question as to what early competence in pretend play can tell us about children’s metacognitive abilities. The chapter offers three considerations in response to this ... More


Conversation, Pretense, and Theory of Mind

Paul L Harris

in Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195159912
eISBN:
9780199847150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159912.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter emphasizes the importance of communicative exchanges in fostering children's understanding of mind. It explores ways in which children's participation in communicative exchanges mediates ... More


Brian Tatler and His Family

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

in Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 11, “Brian Tatler and His Family,” describes a middle-class European American family with two children. Brian and his younger brother went to day care and spent two afternoons a week with ... More


Norm breaching

Geoffrey Brennan, Lina Eriksson, Robert E. Goodin, and Nicholas Southwood

in Explaining Norms

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654680
eISBN:
9780191747960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654680.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses various ways of breaching a norm, understood as acting contrary to its requirements. Literally ‘ignoring a norm’ altogether is really quite rare. Usually in light of the ... More


November 13, 1973

Saul A. Kripke

in Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199928385
eISBN:
9780199332953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928385.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Ordinary language allows for quantification over fictional and mythical entities. We can say that Hamlet exists without commitment either to a moody Danish prince or to a shadowy Meinongian entity, ... More


The Origins of Creativity

Elizabeth Picciuto and Peter Carruthers

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/9780199836963.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

The goal of this chapter is to provide an integrated evolutionary and developmental account of the emergence of distinctively human creative capacities. Our main thesis is that childhood pretend play ... More


Social Pretense

Karen Stohr

in Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190867522
eISBN:
9780190867553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867522.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter defends social pretense as an essential element of moral stagecraft and of good moral neighborhoods more generally. It argues that social pretense plays several important roles in social ... More


Playing Pretend and Ready to Learn: Peer Play as a Scaffold for Development Among Low-Income Latino Children

Alison Wishard Guerra

in The Culture of Child Care: Attachment, Peers, and Quality in Diverse Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190218089
eISBN:
9780190218102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218089.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Social pretend play is an authentic activity in which young children around the world universally participate. During social pretend play, children draw from social and cognitive competencies to ... More


Language and collective fiction: from children’s pretence to social institutions

Emily Wyman

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Human social life has become institutionalized over the course of evolution. Through ritual action, institutional facts are established that make possible an unusual class of speech acts known as ... More


Memory, imagination, and the evolution of modern language

Simona Ginsburg and Eva Jablonka

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter suggests that the existence of nascent linguistic communication among archaic humans enabled the evolution of a new type of memory-encoding and recall, word-based episodic recall. ... More


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