Canadian Journal of Philosophy 20 (1):89-114 (1990)

Alison Gopnik
University of California, Berkeley
At least since Augustine, philosophers have constructed developmental just-so stories about the origins of certain concepts. In these just-so stories, philosophers tell us how children must develop these concepts. However, philosophers have by and large neglected the empirical data about how children actually do develop their ideas about the world. At best they have used information about children in an anecdotal and unsystematic, though often illuminating, way.
Keywords Belief  Children  Intentionality  Metaphysics  Mind
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ISBN(s) 0045-5091
DOI 10.1080/00455091.1990.10717210
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