Chapter 10. Folk Psychology

  1. Stephen P. Stich and
  2. Ted A. Warfield
  1. Stephen P. Stich and
  2. Shaun Nichols

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch10

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

How to Cite

Stich, S. P. and Nichols, S. (2003) Folk Psychology, in The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind (eds S. P. Stich and T. A. Warfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217749

Online ISBN: 9780470998762

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Keywords:

  • psychology;
  • neurosciences;
  • problems;
  • mental phenomena;
  • philosophical thought

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Does Folk Psychology Play an Important Role in the Philosophy of Mind?

  • What is Folk Psychology? Two Possible Answers

  • The Challenge from Simulation Theory

  • Three Accounts of Mindreading: Information-rich, Simulation-based and Hybrid

  • Conclusion