Folk psychology is not a predictive device

Mind 105 (417):119-37 (1996)
I argue that folk psychology does not serve the purpose of facilitating prediction of others' behaviour but if facilitating cooperative action. (See my subsequent book *The Importance of Being Understood*
Keywords Choice  Epistemology  Folk Psychology  Knowledge  Prediction
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DOI 10.1093/mind/105.417.119
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