The good, the bad and the blameworthy: Understanding the role of evaluative reasoning in folk psychology

People ordinarily make sense of their own behavior and that of others by invoking concepts like belief, desire, and intention. Philosophers refer to this network of concepts and related principles as 'folk psychology.' The prevailing view of folk psychology among philosophers of mind and psychologists is that it is a proto-scientific theory whose function is to explain and predict behavior
Keywords praiseworthiness   blameworthiness   goodness   badness   judgments   intentional action
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DOI 10.1037/h0091246
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