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The philosophy of metacognition mental agency and self-awareness

Author: Joëlle Proust
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2015
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Does metacognition-the capacity to self-evaluate one's cognitive performance-derive from a mindreading capacity, or does it rely on informational processes? Joelle Proust argues that metacognition  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joëlle Proust
ISBN: 9780198748175 0198748175 9780199602162 0199602166 9780191662881 0191662887
OCLC Number: 949806957
Description: 366 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. An evaluativist proposal: cognitive control and metacognition ; 3. Metacognition as cognition about cognition: attributive views ; 4. Metacognition or metarepresentation? A critical discussion of attributivism ; 5. Primate metacognition ; 6. A representational format for procedural metacognition ; 7. Mental acts as natural kinds ; 8. The norms of acceptance ; 9. Epistemic agency and metacognition: an externalist view ; 10. Is there a sense of agency for thought? ; 11. The sense of self as the same ; 12. Experience of agency in schizophrenia ; 13. Conversational metacognition ; 14. Dual-system metacognition and new challenges ; Glossay ; References
Responsibility: Joëlle Proust.


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