simulation theory

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  • theory-theory — The view that everyday attributions of intentions, beliefs, and meanings to other persons proceed via tacit use of a theory that enables one to construct these interpretations as explanations of their doings. The view is commonly held along with… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • simulation — The view that our understanding of others is not gained by the tacit use of a ‘theory’, enabling us to infer what thoughts or intentions explain their actions, but by reliving the situation ‘in their shoes’ or from their point of view, and… …   Philosophy dictionary

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