Theories of Theories of Mind
Peter Carruthers, Peter K. Smith
Cambridge University Press, Feb 23, 1996 - Philosophy - 390 pages
Theories of Theories of Mind brings together contributions by a distinguished international team of philosophers, psychologists and primatologists, who among them address such questions as: what is it to understand the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of other people? How does such an understanding develop in the normal child? Why, unusually, does it fail to develop? Is any such mentalistic understanding shared by members of other species?
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