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Predicative minds: the social ontogeny of propositional thinking

Journal Article


Abstract


  • To predicate is to attribute one represented item of another — for example, to

    say of a book that it is exciting. Only human minds are predicative minds.

    But we are not natural-born predicators; we become so by a process of socialization into linguistic practices. That is the central hypothesis of this book

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Hutto, D. D. (2010). Predicative minds: the social ontogeny of propositional thinking. Mind, 119 (476), 1141-1145.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/719

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1141

End Page


  • 1145

Volume


  • 119

Issue


  • 476

Abstract


  • To predicate is to attribute one represented item of another — for example, to

    say of a book that it is exciting. Only human minds are predicative minds.

    But we are not natural-born predicators; we become so by a process of socialization into linguistic practices. That is the central hypothesis of this book

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Hutto, D. D. (2010). Predicative minds: the social ontogeny of propositional thinking. Mind, 119 (476), 1141-1145.

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/719

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1141

End Page


  • 1145

Volume


  • 119

Issue


  • 476