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          with no metaphorical or connectionist angle.

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Barnden, J.A. & Peterson, D.M. (2001). Artificial intelligence, mindreading and reasoning in law.
          Cardozo Law Review, 22 (5-6), pp.1381-1406.

Barnden, J.A. (2001). Uncertain reasoning about agents' beliefs and reasoning.
          Artificial Intelligence and Law, 9, pp.115-152.           preprint
          Also as Technical Report CSRP-98-11, School of Computer Science, The University of Birmingham, U.K.

Barnden, J.A. (1996). Unconscious gaps in Jackendoff's `How Language Helps Us Think'?
          Pragmatics and Cognition, 4(1), pp.65-80.

Barnden, J.A. (1995). Simulative reasoning, common-sense psychology and artificial intelligence.
          In M. Davies & T. Stone (Eds), Mental Simulation: Evaluations and Applications, pp.247-273. Oxford: Blackwell.           preprint

Stein, G.C. & Barnden, J.A. (1995). Towards more flexible and common-sensical reasoning about beliefs.
          In Proceedings of the 1995 AAAI Spring Symposium on Representing Mental States and Mechanisms.
          Menlo Park, CA: AAAI Press.           preprint

Barnden, J.A. (1987). Interpreting propositional attitude reports: towards greater freedom and control.
          In B. du Boulay, D. Hogg & L. Steels (Eds), Advances in artificial intelligence - II, pp.159-173.
          Amsterdam: Elsevier (North-Holland).

Barnden, J.A. (1986). Imputations and explications: representational problems in treatments of propositional attitudes.
          Cognitive Science, 10(3), pp.319-364.           the paper

Barnden, J.A. (1986). A viewpoint distinction in the representation of propositional attitudes.
          In Procs. 5th National Conf. on Artificial Intelligence, pp.411-415.
          Los Altos, CA: Morgan Kaufmann.           the paper

Barnden, J.A. (1983). Intensions as such: an outline.
          In Procs. 8th Intl. Joint Conf. on Artificial Intelligence, pp.280-286.
          Los Altos, CA: Morgan Kaufmann.

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