Mental Simulation: Evaluations and Applications - Reading in Mind and Language
December 1995, Wiley-Blackwell
This book and the companion volume Folk Psychology: The Theory of Mind Debate together offer a richly woven fabric of philosophical and psychological theory, which promises to yield real insights into the nature of our mental lives.
Introduction: Tony Stone and Martin Davies.
1. Simulation and Psychological Concepts: Gary Fuller.
2. How to Think about Thinking: Jane Heal.
3. Simulation Without Introspection of Interference from Me to You: Robert M. Gordon.
4. Theories of the Mind in Collision: Plausibility and Authority: Norman H. Freeman.
5. Second Thoughts on Simulation: Stephen Stich and Shaun Nichols.
6. A Theory of the Child's Theory of Mind: Jerry A. Foder.
7. Knowledge and Ability in"Theory of Mind": One-eyed Overview of a Debate: Alan M. Leslie and Tim P. German.
8. Imagination and Simulation: Aesthetics Meets Cognitive Science: Gregory Currie.
9. Imagining and Pretending: Paul L. Harris.
10. Empathy, Mind, and Morals: Alvin I. Goldman.
11. Self-knowledge, Error and Disorder: Derek Bolton.
12. Game Theory and Knowledge by Simulation: Adam Morton.
13. Simulative Reasoning, Common-sense Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence: John A. Barnden.
Tony Stone is Head of the Psychology Group and Director of the Modular Programme at King Alfred's College of Higher Education, Winchester. He has published papers on the philosophy of psychology, and is currently working on a book on the philosophical issues raised by cognitive neuropsychology.