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18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 8. Human Thought

[what is distinctive about the way humans think]

6 ideas
For Locke, abstract ideas are our main superiority of understanding over animals [Locke, by Berkeley]
A creature doesn't think unless it interprets another's speech [Davidson]
Linguistic thought is just as imagistic as non-linguistic thought [Heil]
Non-conscious thought may be unlike conscious thought [Heil]
Perception reveals what animals think, but humans can disengage thought from perception [Bayne]
Some people centre space on themselves; others centre space on the earth [Bayne]