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Knowing Other Minds

Anita Avramides and Matthew Parrott


The essays in this volume are concerned with the question of how we are to understand the foundations of our capacity to know and understand others. While the essays address issues that have long puzzled philosophers, they also engage with more contemporary issues generated by recent empirical work in the cognitive sciences. The first two essays focus on more general concerns. They tease out various questions that have been asked in connection with others, and consider how they may be thought to be related to one another. The three chapters that follow explore some of the issues that arise whe ... More

Keywords: other minds, understanding others, social cognition, mindreading, theory of mind

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198794400
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198794400.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anita Avramides, editor
University of Oxford

Matthew Parrott, editor
University of Birmingham