The Folk Epistemology of Delusions
- Dominic Murphy
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Lisa Bortolotti argues convincingly that opponents of the doxastic view of delusion are committed to unnecessarily stringent standards for belief attribution. Folk psychology recognises many non-rational ways in which beliefs can be caused, and our attributions of delusions may be guided by a sense that delusions are beliefs that we cannot explain in any folk psychological terms.
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- The Folk Epistemology of Delusions
Volume 5, Issue 1 , pp 19-22
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- Dominic Murphy (1)
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- 1. History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia