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Module Reading List

Advanced Topics in Knowledge, Mind and Action, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Victor Dura-Vila
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Below are listed the core readings for each week. Please attempt these readings in advance of the relevant lecture. In teaching weeks 18, 18, 21 and 24 there will be tutorials on the reading; tutorial questions will be made available on the VLE the week before.

Teaching week 14 : Sydney Shoemaker 1994, ‘Self-knowledge and Inner Sense’ lecture 2, in Philosophy and phenomenological research. , Vol. LIV, no. 2

Teaching week 15 (don’t be put off; the below three bits of reading are all pretty short!):

 Brook, Andrew, "Kant's View of the Mind and Consciousness of Self", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, sections 3.4 and 4.1 (available online through the hyperlink); and

McLear, Colin, ‘Kant: Philosophy of Mind’, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy , section 2.c (available online through the hyperlink); and

I. Kant, §16 (B132-B136) and §18 (B139-B140) of ‘Deduction of the Pure Concepts of the Understanding’, Critique of Pure Reason

Teaching week 16 : Gilbert Ryle (1966) ‘Self-Knowledge’, reprinted in Self-knowledge (Cassam ed.), OUP 1994 - Available online: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/self-knowledge/

Teaching week 17 : Amos Tvesky and Daniel Kahneman, ‘Judgment under uncertainty: heuristics and biases’, in Science. , Vol. 185, no. 4157

Teaching week 18 : H. Wimmer and J. Perner 1983, ‘Beliefs about beliefs: representation constraining function of wrong beliefs in young children’s understanding of deception’, in Cognition , 13 - Available online: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/polisci/faculty/chwe/austen/wimmerperner.pdf

Teaching week 20 : Alison Gopnik and Henry Wellman 1992, ‘Why the child’s theory of mind really is a theory’, in Mind and language. , Vol 7, No. 1-2

Teaching week 21 : Jane Heal 1996, ‘Simulation, Theory and Content’ in Theories of theories of mind (Carruthers and Smith eds.), CUP

Teaching week 23 : Karen Shanton and Alvin Goldman, ‘Simulation theory’ WIREs Cogn Sci 2010, 1: 527-538 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Teaching week 24 : Kristin Andrews 2015, ‘Pluralistic folk psychology and varieties of self-knowledge: an exploration’ in Philosophical explorations , Vol. 18, no.2

This list was last updated on 29/11/2016