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Pierre Jacob

Pierre Jacob is currently a member of the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris, France. His research centers on metaphysics of intentionality and philosophy of cognitive science.

OM Contributions


  • Jacob, P. (2008). What do mirror neurons contribute to human social cognition? Mind & Language, 23(2), 190-223.

  • Jacob, P., & Jeannerod, M. (2005). The motor theory of social cognition: A critique. Trends in cognitive sciences, 9(1), 21-25.

  • Jeannerod, M., & Jacob, P. (2005). Visual cognition: A new look at the two-visual systems model. Neuropsychologia, 43(2), 301-312.

  • Jacob, P., & Jeannerod, M. (2003). Ways of seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • Jacob, P. (1997). What minds can do: Intentionality in a non-intentional world. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.