A critique of Stephane Savanah’s “mirror self-recognition and symbol-mindedness”

Biology and Philosophy 30 (1):137-144 (2015)

Abstract
Stephane Savanah provides a critique of theories of self-recognition that largely mirrors my own critique that I began publishing two decades ago. In addition, he both misconstrues my kinesthetic-visual matching model of mirror self-recognition in multiple ways , and misconstrues the evidence in the scientific literature on MSR. I describe points of agreement in our thinking about self-recognition, and criticize and rectify inaccuracies
Keywords Mirror self-recognition  Kinesthetic-visual matching  Association  Children  Apes
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Mental Models of Mirror Self-Recognition: Two Theories.Robert W. Mitchell - 1993 - New Ideas in Psychology 11 (3):295-325.
Mirror Self-Recognition and Symbol-Mindedness.Stephane Savanah - 2013 - Biology and Philosophy 28 (4):657-673.

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