Against Theory of Mind

  • Ivan Leudar
  • Alan Costall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: Against ‘Theory of Mind’

    1. Ivan Leudar, Alan Costall
      Pages 1-16
  3. Theory and History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Ivan Leudar, Alan Costall
      Pages 19-38
    3. Alan Costall, Ivan Leudar
      Pages 39-55
    4. Wes Sharrock, Jeff Coulter
      Pages 56-88
  4. Applications

  5. Alternatives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Daniel D. Hutto
      Pages 221-238
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 239-273

About this book


The 'theory of mind' framework has been the fastest growing body of empirical research in contemporary psychology. It has given rise to a range of positions on what it takes to relate to others as intentional beings. This book brings together disparate strands of ToM research, lays out historical roots of the idea and indicates better alternatives


empirical research interaction psychology research schizophrenia

Editors and affiliations

  • Ivan Leudar
    • 1
  • Alan Costall
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK
  2. 2.University of PortsmouthUK

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