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Objections, Replies, and Philosophical Implications

Shaun Nichols and Stephen P. Stich

in Mindreading

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780198236108
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191600920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198236107.003.0005

Series: Oxford Cognitive Science Series

Objections, Replies, and Philosophical Implications

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A number of problems can be raised against the account of mindreading developed in this volume. This chapter seeks to respond to some of the more important objections. The chapter also explores the implications that the theory has for philosophical debates about functionalism and eliminativism.

Keywords: computational level; eliminativism; functionalism; functional analysis; platitudes; David Lewis

Chapter.  6277 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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