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Delusional predictions and explanations

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In both cognitive science and philosophy, many theorists have recently appealed to a predictive processing framework to offer explanations of why certain individuals form delusional beliefs. One aim of this essay will be to illustrate how one could plausibly develop a predictive processing account in different ways to account for the onset of different kinds of delusions. However, the second aim of this essay will be to discuss two significant limitations of the predictive processing framewor...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/bjps/axz003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8951-4600
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
1
Pages:
325-353
Publication date:
2019-01-28
Acceptance date:
2019-01-23
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EISSN:
1464-3537
ISSN:
0007-0882
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1249640
Local pid:
pubs:1249640
Deposit date:
2022-04-07

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