Carruthers' magical mindreading machine

Lewis, C and Carpendale, JIM (2009) Carruthers' magical mindreading machine. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 32 (2). p. 152. ISSN 0140-525X

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Carruthers presents an interesting analysis of confabulation and a clear attack on introspection. Yet his theory-based alternative is a mechanistic view of "mindreading" which neglects the fact that social understanding occurs within a network of social relationships. In particular, the role of language in his model is too simple.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 1. Frameworks for Research and Research Designs > 1.17 Behavioural Research
Depositing User: L-W-S user
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2009 14:01
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 13:50
DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X09000703

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