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The Extended Mind and Religious Cognition

New paper from the very excellent Joel Krueger. See also Joel’s Empathy and the Extended Mind paper from a few years back along with other papers discussing this topic. One of the primary functions of religious texts — along with the different rituals and forms of worship constructed with them — is, precisely, to take over part of…

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Enactive View of Cognition

Here’s a batch review by the very excellent Rob Rupert of three books that have been out for a while. Anthony ChemeroCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceconsciousnessEmbodied cognitionenactivismExtended MindExternalismEzequiel Di Paolojohn stewartMark Rowlandsolivier gapennePhilosophy of mindRob Rupertsituated cognition

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Consciousness Is Not Mysterious

Michael Graziano in The Atlantic Artificial intelligencebrain scienceCognitive neuroscienceColin McGinncomplexityConnectionismconsciousnessFriedrich HayekMichael GrazianomysterianismphenomenologyPhilosophy of mindqualiaself-referentialthe hard problem

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MARCIN MILKOWSKI RECEIVES THE IACAP’S SIMON AWARD

As reported in the Brains Blog we are most chuffed to have Marcin’s participation in Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon Cognitive sciencecomputational intelligenceComputer ScienceHerbert SimonMarcin MiłkowskiMinds Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert SimonPhilosophy of mind