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The Philosophy of Metacognition
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1. Introduction ; 2. An evaluativist proposal: cognitive control and metacognition ; 3. Metacognition as cognition about cognition: attributive views ; 4. Metacognition or metarepresentation? A critical discussion of attributivism ; 5. Primate metacognition ; 6. A representational format for procedural metacognition ; 7. Mental acts as natural kinds ; 8. The norms of acceptance ; 9. Epistemic agency and metacognition: an externalist view ; 10. Is there a sense of agency for thought? ; 11. The sense of self as the same ; 12. Experience of agency in schizophrenia ; 13. Conversational metacognition ; 14. Dual-system metacognition and new challenges ; Glossay ; References

About the Author

Joelle Proust is Director of Research at Fondation Pierre-Gilles de Gennes pour la Recherche, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris. Proust first conducted research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in the domain of the history and philosophy of logic, and was awarded a CNRS bronze medal for her first book, Questions of Form (Minnesota Press, 1989). She was a founding member of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, and of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy. From 2006 to 2009 Proust was the principal investigator of an European Science Foundation interdisciplinary research program about the evolution of metacognition; in 2010 she was awarded an European Research Council advanced grant.

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Readers with a psychology background will benefit from the conceptual clarity with which the book views experimental results, and philosophers will find in it an accessible introduction to a field of psychological research with important philosophical dimensions and implications. * Analysis * This interesting book constitutes a remarkable contribution to our understanding of a rather neglected subject in philosophy of mind ... Philosophers will find it thought provoking, while psychologists may find some conceptual constructions that will be of use in helping them to better understand and explain their observations. * Santiago Arango-Munoz, Mind & Machines *

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