Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making

Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making

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The enactive approach is a growing movement in cognitive science that replaces the classical computer metaphor of the mind with an emphasis on biological embodiment and social interaction as the sources of our goals and concerns. Mind is viewed as an activity of making sense in embodied interaction with our world. However, if mind is essentially a concrete activity of sense-making, how do we account for the more typically human forms of cognition, including those involving the abstract and the patently nonsensical? To address this crucial challenge, this collection brings together new contributions from the sciences of the mind that draw on a wide variety of disciplines, including psychopathology, phenomenology, primatology, gender studies, quantum physics, immune biology, anthropology, philosophy of mind, and linguistics. This book is required reading for anyone who is interested in how the latest scientific insights are changing how we think about the human mind and its limits.Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Schmicking, D., aamp; Gallagher, S. (Eds) (2010) . Handbook ofPhenomenology and Cognitive Science. Dordrecht: Springer. ... Philosophy, Psychiatry, aamp; Psychology, 8(2/3), 163a€“172. Stanghellini, G. (2004).

Title:Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making
Author:Massimiliano Cappuccio, Tom Froese
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-11-20


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