Other Intentions: Cultural Contexts and the Attribution of Inner States

Other Intentions: Cultural Contexts and the Attribution of Inner States

by Lawrence Rosen, Leonard V. Kaplan, Catherine Lutz, Robert A. Paul
     
 

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The authors argue that although intentionality might appear to be a wholly abstract phenomenon, it is deeply entwined with the nature and distribution of power, the portrayal of events, the assessment of personhood, the interplay of trust and deception, and the assessment of moral and legal responsibility.

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The authors argue that although intentionality might appear to be a wholly abstract phenomenon, it is deeply entwined with the nature and distribution of power, the portrayal of events, the assessment of personhood, the interplay of trust and deception, and the assessment of moral and legal responsibility.

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ISBN-13:
9780933452886
Publisher:
School for Advanced Research Press
Publication date:
05/01/1995
Series:
School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.98(d)

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"An impressive collection of original and stimulating articles. (It) will be appreciated by a wide range of scholars who will find new and compelling reasons to adopt an anthropological perspective on the issue of 'other minds'." - University of California-Los Angeles

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