Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief. / McKay, Ryan; Dennett, Daniel.

In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 6, 2009, p. 541-51.

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Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief. / McKay, Ryan; Dennett, Daniel.

In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 6, 2009, p. 541-51.

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McKay, R & Dennett, D 2009, 'Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 541-51. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X09991555

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McKay, R., & Dennett, D. (2009). Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32(6), 541-51. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X09991555

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McKay R, Dennett D. Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2009;32(6):541-51. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X09991555

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McKay, Ryan ; Dennett, Daniel. / Our evolving beliefs about evolved misbelief. In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2009 ; Vol. 32, No. 6. pp. 541-51.

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