Psychological Concept Acquisition

In N. Payette (ed.), Connected Minds: Cognition and Interaction in the Social World. Cambridge Scholars Press (2013)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This essay adjudicates between theoretical models of psychological concept acquisition. I provide new reasons to be skeptical about both simulationist and modularist models. I then defend the scientific-theory-theory account against familiar objections. I conclude by arguing that the scientific-theory-theory account must be supplemented by an account of hypothesis discovery.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,100

External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

What does the False Belief test test?Marco Fenici - 2011 - Phenomenology and Mind 1:197-207.
Structure-mapping: Directions from simulation to theory.Theodore Bach - 2011 - Philosophical Psychology 24 (1):23-51.
Folk Psychology without Theory or Simulation.Daniel D. Hutto - 2007 - In D. Hutto & M. Ratcliffe (eds.), Folk Psychology Reassessed. Springer. pp. 115--135.
Justified belief as responsible belief.Richard Foley - 2013 - In Matthias Steup & John Turri (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Epistemology. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell. pp. 313--26.
Belief from the Past.Andrew Naylor - 2010 - European Journal of Philosophy 20 (4):598-620.
The mindreader and the scientist.Heidi Maibom - 2003 - Mind and Language 18 (3):296-315.
Reinventing a broken wheel.Barbara Landau - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (4):623-624.

Analytics

Added to PP
2012-01-09

Downloads
63 (#256,981)

6 months
1 (#1,474,534)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Theodore Bach
Bowling Green State University Firelands, Philosophy

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references