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Enactivist Interventions: Rethinking the Mind

Shaun Gallagher

Abstract

Enactivist Interventions explores central issues in the contemporary debates about embodied cognition, addressing interdisciplinary questions about intentionality, representation, affordances, the role of affect, and the problems of perception and cognitive penetration, action and free will, higher-order cognition, and intersubjectivity. It argues for a rethinking of the concept of mind, drawing on pragmatism, phenomenology, and cognitive science. It interprets enactivism as a philosophy of nature that has significant methodological and theoretical implications for the scientific investigation ... More

Keywords: enactivism, extended mind, intentionality, representation, affordance, affectivity, imagination, reflection, intersubjectivity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198794325
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198794325.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shaun Gallagher, author
University of Memphis, Moss Professor of Excellence in Philosophy