Do apes read minds toward a new folk psychology by kristin andrews overview by adulthood most of us have become experts in human behavior able to make sense of the myriad behaviors we find in environments ranging from the family home to the local mall and beyond in philosophy of mind our understanding of others has been largely explained in terms of knowing others beliefs and desires . In philosophy of mind our understanding of others has been largely explained in terms of knowing others beliefs and desires describing others behavior in these terms is the core of what is known as folk psychology in do apes read minds kristin andrews challenges this view of folk psychology arguing that we dont consider others beliefs . An excellent critical history of the theory of mind debate especially concerning the human ape which argues persuasively for moving beyond the propositional attitudes to a less intellectualistic account of folk psychology robert gordon department of philosophy university of missouri do apes read minds in this thought provoking book . Reading people or reading minds a precis of do apes read minds toward a new folk psychology kristin andrews mind reading and person reading how is it that we humans are able to so easily coordinate our behavior with one another to predict what others will do and to make sense of behavior that we could not predict a first answer is to . Get this from a library do apes read minds toward a new folk psychology kristin andrews an argument that as folk psychologists humans and perhaps other animals dont so much read minds as see one another as persons with traits emotions and social relations by adulthood most of us
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