“Teleology and Intentional Explanation”

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  • Fecha: 14/12/2012
  • Hora: 18 hs.
  • Arancel Socios: sin cargo
  • Arancel No Socios: $ 50

Johannes Roessler (University of Warwick)

Viernes 14 de diciembre, 18 hs.

In this talk I compare and contrast three conceptions of reason-giving explanations of intentional actions: ‘theory theory’, simulation theory, and teleology. I make a case for teleology, and bring out some of the repercussions of this debate for work in developmental psychology on the acquisition of a ‘theory of mind’.