Are beliefs the proper targets of adaptationist analyses?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (6):528 (2009)

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Daniel C. Dennett
Tufts University
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McKay & Dennett's (M&D's) description of beliefs, and misbeliefs in particular, is a commendable contribution to the literature; but we argue that referring to beliefs as adaptive or maladaptive can cause conceptual confusion. is inconsistently defined in the article, which adds to confusion and renders it difficult to evaluate the claims, particularly the possibility of
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