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Schizophrenia: The Monitoring of Thought and Action

Gregory Currie

in Recreative Minds

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780198238089
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.003.0009
Schizophrenia: The Monitoring of Thought and Action

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This chapter proposes that some delusions might be imaginings. It shows that this hypothesis can explain some puzzling features of delusion. Drawing on work by Chris Firth and others, the chapter suggests a mechanism whereby imaginings become delusional.

Keywords: delusions; imagination; imaginings; Chris Firth

Chapter.  9676 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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