Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

Joint Attention: Communication and Other Minds: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology

by Naomi Eilan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199245630

ISBN-13: 9780199245635

Pub. Date: 05/05/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

"This book contains research into the cognitive phenomenon of 'joint attention'. Philosophical and psychological perspectives on the nature and significance of this phenomenon are examined"--Provided by publisher.  See more details below

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"This book contains research into the cognitive phenomenon of 'joint attention'. Philosophical and psychological perspectives on the nature and significance of this phenomenon are examined"--Provided by publisher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199245635
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/05/2005
Series:
Consciousness and Self-consciousness Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Joint attention, communication and mind1
2Joint attention and understanding the mind34
3What chimpanzees know about seeing, revisited : an explanation of the third kind45
4Joint attention and the notion of subject : insights from apes, normal children, and children with autism65
5Before the 'third element' : understanding attention to self85
6Infants' understanding of the actions involved in joint attention110
7Infant pointing : harlequin, servant of two masters129
8Understanding the role of communicative intentions in word learning165
9What puts the jointness into joint attention?185
10Why do children with autism have a joint attention impairment?205
11Joint attention and the problem of other minds230
12Joint reminiscing as joint attention to the past260
13Joint attention and common knowledge287
14Joint attention : its nature, reflexivity, and relation to common knowledge298

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