Metamind

Oxford University Press (1990)
Abstract
In this collection of essays, Lehrer argues that freedom, rationality, consensus, and knowledge depend on "metamental" operations--thoughts about thoughts--and are impossible without them. Metamental operations provide for our optionality, plasticity, and most of all, for the evaluation and control of lower-level information. The human mind, he argues, is essentially a metamind.
Keywords Philosophy of mind  Metacognition
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Call number BD418.3.L44 1990
ISBN(s) 0198248504
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