Philosophical Investigations 15 (4):313-323 (1992)

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Against the claim that folk psychology is a theory, I contend thatfolk psychology is not empirically vulnerable in the same way theories are, and has evaluative functions that make it irreplaceable by a scientific theory. It is neither would-be nor has-been science.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9205.1992.tb00251.x
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