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Metarepresentations : a multidisciplinary perspective

Author: Dan Sperber
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Vancouver studies in cognitive science, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume in the Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science series concerns metarepresentation: the construction and use of representations that represent other representations. Metarepresentations are ubiquitous among human beings, whenever we think or talk about mental states or linguistic acts, or theorize about the mind or language. This volume collects previously unpublished studies on the subject by an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Sperber
ISBN: 0195141148 9780195141146 0195141156 9780195141153
OCLC Number: 45020261
Notes: Essays based on a conference held in Feb. 1997 at Simon Fraser University.
Description: 448 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Making tools for thinking / Daniel C. Dennett --
The mind beyond itself / Robert A. Wilson --
Consider the source : the evolution of adaptations for decoupling and metarepresentations / Leda Cosmides and John Tooby --
Metarepresentations in an evolutionary perspective / Dan Sperber --
Chimpanzee cognition and the question of mental re-representation / Andrew Whiten --
The mentalizing folk / Alvin I. Goldman --
How to acquire a representational theory of mind / Alan M. Leslie --
Metarepresentation and conceptual change : evidence from Williams syndrome / Susan Carey and Susan C. Johnson --
Consciousness and metacognition / David M. Rosenthal --
Meaning, exemplarization and metarepresentation / Keith Lehrer --
The iconicity of metarepresentations / François Recanati --
Social externalism and deference / Steven Davis --
Metarepresentations in staged communicative acts / Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. --
Metarepresentation in linguistic communication / Deirdre Wilson.
Series Title: Vancouver studies in cognitive science, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by Dan Sperber.
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