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Contents List of Contributors vii Introduction ix PART I : METAPHYSICS 1. Social Ontology and the Philosophy of Society 3 John R. Searle 2. Artifacts: Parts and Principles 18 Richard E. Grandy 3. On the Place of Artifacts in Ontology 33 Crawford L. Elder 4. Artifacts and Human Concepts 52 Amie L. Thomasson 5. Artworks as Artifacts 74 Jerrold Levinson PART I I : CONCEPTS AND CATEGORIES 6. Artifact Categorization: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 85 Barbara C. Malt and Steven A. Sloman 7. Seedless Grapes: Nature and Culture 124 Dan Sperber 8. How to Refer to Artifacts 138 Hilary Kornblith 9. Water as an Artifact Kind 150 Paul Bloom 10. The Organization and Representation of Conceptual Knowledge in the Brain: Living Kinds and Artifacts 157 Bradford Z. Mahon and Alfonso Caramazza PART III: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT 11. The Conceptual Foundations of Animals and Artifacts 191 Jean M. Mandler 12. The Essence of Artifacts: Developing the Design Stance 212 Deborah Kelemen and Susan Carey 13. A World Apart: How Concepts of the Constructed World Are Different in Representation and in Development 231 Frank C. Keil, Marissa L. Greif, and Rebekkah S. Kerner PART IV: EVOLUTION 14. Animal Artifacts 249 James L. Gould 15. The Evolutionary Ancestry of Our Knowledge of Tools: From Percepts To Concepts 267 Marc D. Hauser and Laurie R. Santos 16. Creations of Pre-Modern Human Minds: Stone Tool Manufacture and Use by Homo habilis, heidelbergensis, and neanderthalensis 289 Steven Mithen References 312 Index 345
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Cognition in children.
Cognition in animals.
Philosophy of mind.