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Published: 12 November 2009

318 Pages


ISBN: 9780199206162

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Delusions and Other Irrational Beliefs

Lisa Bortolotti

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • An interdisciplinary book that will interest philosophers of mind, epistemologists, philosophers of science, cognitive psychologists, psychiatrists and mental health professionals.
  • An original analysis of the debate on the nature of delusions, offering a solution to the much contested issue whether delusions are beliefs, while developing a new theory of how beliefs are ascribed.
  • Includes clear and interesting examples to help elucidate complex arguments, and avoids technical language where possible.

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