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Joint Attention

John Campbell

in Reference and Consciousness

Published in print June 2002 | ISBN: 9780199243815
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597145 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199243816.003.0009

Series: Oxford Cognitive Science Series

 Joint Attention

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Extends the approach to the case of joint attention and common knowledge. We need the notion of joint attention to explain the possibility of success in tasks such as coordinated attack. I discuss the role of consciousness in joint attention, arguing that we need a relational view of joint attention, and look at the relation of joint attention to knowledge of other minds.

Keywords: common knowledge; coordinated attack; joint attention; other minds

Chapter.  9588 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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