simple mindedness

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Synonyms for simple mindedness

a lack of penetration or subtlety

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It lacks the clarity and simple mindedness which good flags have.
Jennifer Hornsby's Simple Mindedness consists of twelve essays organized into sections focusing on three issues: the ontology of persons and mental events, how actions fit into a world of natural law, and the nature of intentional explanations.
Although I have little sympathy for Hornsby's antiphysicalism and less for her accusations of "scientism," I do think that Simple Mindedness should and will be taken quite seriously.
Hornsby's arguments in support of this striking claim, and the doctrine of naive naturalism more generally, are not easily discerned or reconstructed, in no small part because Simple Mindedness is in fact a collection of twelve, largely free-standing essays.
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