Moderately massive modularity

In Anthony O'Hear (ed.), Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement. Cambridge University Press. pp. 67-89 (2003)
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Peter Carruthers
University of Maryland, College Park
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This paper will sketch a model of the human mind according to which the mind’s structure is massively, but by no means wholly, modular. Modularity views in general will be motivated, elucidated, and defended, before the thesis of moderately massive modularity is explained and elaborated.
Keywords Mind  Modularity
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DOI 10.1017/S1358246100008274
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