Volume 14 · Number 1 · Pages 33–34
The Case for Simulation Theory and Theory Theory as Interaction Accounts of Theory of Mind

Ahmad Abu-Akel

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Open peer commentary on the article “Decentering the Brain: Embodied Cognition and the Critique of Neurocentrism and Narrow-Minded Philosophy of Mind” by Shaun Gallagher. Abstract: Simulation theory and theory theory are interaction accounts of theory of mind that have been neurocentrically characterized. A hybrid of these theories approximates the interaction theory of social cognition, and can be described in an indexical-symbolic processing framework.


Abu-Akel A. (2018) The case for simulation theory and theory theory as interaction accounts of theory of mind. Constructivist Foundations 14(1): 33–34. http://constructivist.info/14/1/033

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