How to Read Your Own Mind: A Cognitive Theory of Self-Consciousness
Nichols (Shaun) & Stich (Stephen)
Source: Smith & Jokic - Consciousness: New Philosophical Essays
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Authors' Conclusion

  1. Introduction
    … Fig. 6.1: Basic Cognitive Architecture
  2. The Theory Theory
    2.1 The Theory Theory Account of Reading Other People’s Minds
    … Fig. 6.2: Theory theory of detecting the mental states of others
    … Fig. 6.3: Theory theory of detecting and reasoning about the mental states of others
    2.2 Reading One’s Own Mind: Three Versions of the Theory Theory Account
    … Fig. 6.4-6: Theory theory of self-awareness, versions 1-3
  3. Reading One’s Own Mind: The Monitoring Mechanism Theory
    3.1 The Monitoring Mechanism and Propositional Attitudes
    … Fig. 6.7: Monitoring mechanism theory of self-awareness
    3.2 The Monitoring Mechanism and Perceptual States
    … Fig. 6.8: Percept monitoring mechanism theory
  4. Autism and the Theory Theory
    4.1 Autism and the Appearance/Reality Distinction
    4.2 Introspective Reports and Autobiographies from Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome
    4.3 What Conclusions Can We Draw from the Data on Introspection in Autism?
  5. Double Dissociation and the Monitoring Mechanism Theory
    5.1 Intact MM but Damaged ToM
    5.1 Intact ToM but Damaged MM
  6. The Ascent Routine Theory
  7. The Phenomenological Theory
    7.1 Two Versions of Goldman’s Proposal
    7.2 Critique of Goldman’s Theory
    … Fig. 6.9: Phenomenological model of self-awareness
  8. Conclusion


Part Two: Knowing Mental States, Chapter 6

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