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240 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198809524

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Pieces of Mind

The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates

Carrie Figdor

  • A ground-breaking critique of conventional understanding of the biological world in terms of the human mind
  • Illuminates how we understand the non-human world, and how we understand the meanings of mental terms
  • First book to examine how mathematical models provide an important new kind of evidence for mental capacities in nonhumans
  • Written equally for philosophers and for readers in the human and life sciences