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In. R. Goodman, J. Genone & N. Kroll (eds.) « Singular Thought and Mental Files », Oxford University Press, 2020.

The Mental Files Theory of Singular Thought : A Psychological Perspective

avec Joulia Smortchkova & Brent Strickland

mercredi 5 février 2020, Michael Murez

Abstract : We argue that the most ambitious version of the mental files theory of singular thought, according to which mental files are a wide-ranging psychological natural kind underlying all and only singular thinking, is unsupported by the available psychological data. Nevertheless, critical examination of the theory from a psychological perspective opens up promising avenues for research, especially concerning the relationship between our perceptual capacity to individuate and track basic individuals, and our higher level capacities for singular thought.

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Maà®tre de conférences.
Philosophie de l’esprit. Philosophie du langage.

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