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Aeon Papers, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Baker - Persons in the Material World Computers Dennett - True Believers, 2 PID Note, Book & Paper Usage, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
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Baker (Lynne Rudder) Persons in the Material World Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Dennett (Daniel) True Believers: The Intentional Strategy and Why it Works Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Evans (Vyvyan) Aeon - Video - Real talk Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: 2019+ Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Moynihan (Thomas) Thanks for all the fish Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Pena-Guzman (David M.) The dreams of animals Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Petersen (Jennifer) Can algorithms speak? And should their opinions be protected? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 03 (What is a Person?) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5 Yes
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Todman (Theo) Thesis - Computers Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
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References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Aydede (Murat) The Language of Thought Hypothesis Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2010 7%
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Persons and Bodies: A Constitution View Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Persons in the Material World Paper - Referencing Baker (Lynne) - Persons and Bodies, Chapter 1 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Bermudez (Jose Luis) Thinking Without Words Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Bermudez (Jose Luis) - Thinking Without Words 6%
Bermudez (Jose Luis) Thinking Without Words: Preface Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Bermudez (Jose Luis) - Thinking Without Words 56%
Bickerton (Derek) How Protolanguage Became Language Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Knight (Etc, Eds) - The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Social Function and the Origins of Linguistic Form, 24 November 2009 No
Block (Ned), Ed. Readings in Philosophy of Psychology - Vol 2 Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Burling (Robbins) The Talking Ape: How Language Evolved Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Burling (Robbins) - The Talking Ape: How Language Evolved 0%
Camp (Elisabeth) A language of baboon thought? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Robert W. Lurz (ed.), The Philosophy of Animal Minds. Cambridge University Press (2009), Chapter 6 6%
Cangelosi (Angelo) & Parisi (Domenico), Eds. Simulating the Evolution of Language Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Cangelosi (Angelo) & Parisi (Domenico), Eds. - Simulating the Evolution of Language 1%
Cangelosi (Angelo) & Parisi (Domenico), Eds. Simulating the Evolution of Language Paper - By Subtopic Cangelosi (Angelo) & Parisi (Domenico), Eds. - Simulating the Evolution of Language, 2002 2%
Carruthers (Peter) Language, Thought and Consciousness Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Carruthers (Peter) - Language, Thought and Consciousness No
Carruthers (Peter) & Boucher (Jill) Language and Thought Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Carruthers (Peter) & Boucher (Jill) - Language and Thought No
Carruthers (Peter) & Boucher (Jill) Language and Thought Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Chomsky (Noam) Biolinguistic Explorations: Design, Development, Evolution Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Volume 15, Issue 1 March 2007 , pages 1 - 21 No
Clark (Andy) Language of Thought Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Guttenplan - A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind 33%
Clark (Andy) Magic words: how language augments human computation Paper - By Subtopic Carruthers & Boucher - Language and Thought, 1998 No
Davies (Martin) Concepts, Connectionism, and the Language of Thought Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract In W. Ramsey, S. Stich and D. Rumelhart (eds), Philosophy and Connectionist Theory (Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991), 229-257 No
Davies (Martin) Language, thought, and the language of thought: Aunty's own argument revisited Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Carruthers & Boucher - Language and Thought, 1998 No
Dennett (Daniel) Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Dennett (Daniel) Conditions of Personhood Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dennett - Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology, Chapter 14, 1976 Yes
Dennett (Daniel) Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Dennett (Daniel) - Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking 4%
DeWitt (Richard) Vagueness, Semantics, and the Language of Thought (Review of Jerry Fodor, George Miller, & D. Terence Langendoen - Language of Thought ) Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Psyche, 1(1), December 1993 No
Evans (Vyvyan) Aeon - Video - Real talk Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 04 December 2014 Yes
Evans (Vyvyan) Aeon - Video - Real talk Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 04 December 2014 Yes
Everett (Daniel) Chomsky, Wolfe and me Paper - Cited Aeon, 10 January, 2017 Yes
Fodor (Jerry) Psychosemantics Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Fodor (Jerry) - Psychosemantics Yes
Fodor (Jerry) The Language of Thought Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Fodor (Jerry) - The Language of Thought 2%
Fodor (Jerry) The Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Fodor - The Language of Thought 4%
Fodor (Jerry) Why There Still Has to be a Language of Thought Paper - Cited Fodor - Psychosemantics, Appendix Yes
Garcia-Amaya (Lorenzo) Video - Why do we, like, hesitate when we, um, speak? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 10 May 2021 Yes
Guttenplan (Samuel), Ed. A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: 2019+ Paper - Referencing Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon Yes
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: A-B (& General) Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 100%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: C-F Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 51%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: G-K Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 31%
Hills (David) Mental Representations and Language of Thought Paper - Cited Block - Readings in Philosophy of Psychology - Vol 2 No
Horgan (Terence) & Tienson (John) Connectionism and the Philosophy of Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 15%
Horgan (Terence) & Tienson (John) Why There Still Has to be a Language of Thought, and What That Means Paper - Cited Horgan & Tienson - Connectionism and the Philosophy of Psychology, 1996, Chapter 5 19%
Huenemann (Charlie) Who needs a perfect language? It’s already perfectly imperfect Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 30 May, 2017 Yes
Jackendoff (Ray) What is a Concept, That a Person May Grasp It? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Margolis & Laurence - Concepts - Core Readings No
Kahn-Harris (Keith) The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Kahn-Harris (Keith) - The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language Yes
Kahn-Harris (Keith) The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language Paper - By Subtopic Khan-Harris (Keith) - The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language Yes
Kahn-Harris (Keith) The pleasure in not understanding a language can be awesome Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 19 January 2022 Yes
Kaye (Larry) The Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind No
Kaye (Larry) The Language of Thought - Annotated Bibliography Paper - By Subtopic Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind No
Laurence (Stephen) & Margolis (Eric) Regress Arguments Against the Language of Thought Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 57.1, Jan 1997, p60, 7p No
Lieberman (Philip) Eve Spoke - Human Language and Human Evolution Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Lieberman (Philip) - Eve Spoke - Human Language and Human Evolution No
Lurz (Robert), Ed. The Philosophy of Animal Minds Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Lycan (William) Mind and Cognition - An Anthology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Lycan (William) The 'Language of Thought' Hypothesis - Introduction Paper - Cited Lycan - Mind and Cognition - An Anthology, 1999 No
MacDonald (Cynthia) & MacDonald (Graham), Eds. Connectionism: Debates in Psychological Explanation - Vol. 2 Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract MacDonald (Cynthia) & MacDonald (Graham), Eds. - Connectionism: Debates in Psychological Explanation - Vol. 2 3%
Maloney (J. Christopher) Language of Thought Paper - Cited Guttenplan - A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind No
Margolis (Eric) & Laurence (Stephen), Eds. Concepts - Core Readings Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Margolis (Eric) & Laurence (Stephen), Eds. - Concepts - Core Readings No
Moynihan (Thomas) Thanks for all the fish Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 18 March 2021 Yes
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Noe (Alva) - Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness 8%
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Noe (Alva) - Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness 11%
Pena-Guzman (David M.) The dreams of animals Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 07 June 2022 Yes
Petersen (Jennifer) Can algorithms speak? And should their opinions be protected? Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 07 June 2022 Yes
Pinker (Steven) The Language Instinct - How the Mind Creates Language Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Pinker (Steven) - The Language Instinct - How the Mind Creates Language Yes
Pinker (Steven) Words and Rules - The Ingredients of Language Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Pinker (Steven) - Words and Rules - The Ingredients of Language No
Pollock (John L.) How to Build a Person: A Prolegomenon Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Pollock (John L.) Interest-Driven Reasoning Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 74, No. 3, Internalism (Mar., 1988), pp. 369-390 No
Pollock (John L.) The Language of Thought Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Pollock - How to Build a Person, Chapter 5 No
Pollock (John L.) Understanding the Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies, Vol. 58, No. 1/2, Symposium on Thought and Reference (Jan. - Feb., 1990), pp. 95-120 No
Rescorla (Michael) The Language of Thought Hypothesis Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Tue May 28, 2019 7%
Rey (Georges) Sensations in a Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Philosophical Issues, Vol. 1, Consciousness, 1991, pp. 73-112 No
Rowlands (Mark) Connectionism and the Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 45, No. 2, Jun., 1994, pp. 485-503 11%
Searle (John) The Rediscovery of the Mind Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Searle (John) - The Rediscovery of the Mind 15%
Smolensky (Paul) Connectionism, Constituency and the Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic MacDonald (Cynthia) & MacDonald (Graham) - Connectionism: Debates in Psychological Explanation - Vol. 2 No
Todman (Theo) Poverty of Stimulus Arguments Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   25%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Language of Thought Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Viger (Christopher) Learning to Think: A Response to the Language of Thought Argument for Innateness Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind and Language, Volume 20, Number 3, June 2005, pp. 313-325(13) No
Wray (Alison) Holistic Utterances in Protolanguage: The Link from Primates to Humans Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Knight (Etc, Eds) - The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Social Function and the Origins of Linguistic Form No



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