Ideas from 'Folk Psychology' by Paul M. Churchland [1996], by Theme Structure

[found in 'On the Contrary: critical essays 1987-1997' by Churchland,Paul and Patricia [MIT 1998,0-262-03254-6]].

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18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 5. Folk Psychology
If folk psychology gives a network of causal laws, that fits neatly with functionalism
Folk psychology never makes any progress, and is marginalised by modern science
Many mental phenomena are totally unexplained by folk psychology