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Explaining or redefining mindreading?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 May 2020

Krzysztof Dołęga
Affiliation:
Institut für Philosophie II, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780Bochum, Germany. krzysztof.dolega@rub.de tobias.schlicht@rub.dekrysdolega.xyz www.rub.de/philosophy/bewusstsein/schlicht.html.en
Tobias Schlicht
Affiliation:
Institut für Philosophie II, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780Bochum, Germany. krzysztof.dolega@rub.de tobias.schlicht@rub.dekrysdolega.xyz www.rub.de/philosophy/bewusstsein/schlicht.html.en
Daniel C. Dennett
Affiliation:
Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA02155. Daniel.Dennett@tufts.edu https://ase.tufts.edu/cogstud/dennett/

Abstract

Veissière et al. disrupt current debates over the nature of mindreading by bringing multiple positions under the umbrella of free-energy. However, it is not clear whether integrating the opposing sides under a common formal framework will yield new insights into how mindreading is achieved, rather than offering a mere redescription of the target phenomenon.

Type
Open Peer Commentary
Copyright
Copyright © The Author(s), 2020. Published by Cambridge University Press

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