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  1. Talking to Cats, Rats and Bats.K. V. Wilkes - 1997 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 42:177-.
    This paper tries to argue that at least some alluring, trendy or fashionable problems to do with thought and language — several of which are discussed in this volume — are in fact alluring, trendy or fashionable red herrings or cul-de-sacs. I shall primarily be concerned with the ascription of thought and intelligence to non-language-users; but, en route to that, will need to brood over our ascriptions of such terms quite generally.
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  • Some Questions From the Not-so-Hostile Worldi'm Grateful to Kent Bach, Peter Godfrey-Smith, and Shaun Nichols for Their Helpful Advice.Stephen Stich - 2004 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 82 (3):503 – 511.
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  • The End of Plasticity.Herman Philipse - 1997 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 40 (3):291-306.
    Paul Churchland has become famous for holding three controversial and interrelated doctrines which he put forward in early papers and in his first book. Scientific Realism and the Plasticity of Mind (1979): eliminative materialism, the doctrine of the plasticity of perception, and a general network theory of language. In his latest book, The Engine of Reason, the Seat of the Soul (1995), Churchland aims to make some results of connectionist neuroscience available to the general public and explores the philosophical and (...)
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  • Revitalizing the Metaphoric Process in Commonsense Psychology.Wan-Chi Wong - 2002 - Philosophical Psychology 15 (4):473 – 488.
    In response to the increasingly acknowledged power of metaphor upon everyday and scientific thinking, the present essay aims to revitalize the metaphoric process in commonsense psychology from the interaction view perspective. As prerequisites, a historical review of the "man-the-scientist" metaphor inherited in commonsense psychology, and a situation analysis of its dormant state are attempted. With metaphorical imagination, a holistic-paradigmatic view of personal theories is postulated on the basis of new knowledge in the philosophy and history of science, namely, the Duhem (...)
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  • One Cheer for the Simulation Theory.R. A. Sharpe - 1997 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 40 (1):115-31.