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Shaun Gallagher: Enactively extended intentionality

Shaun Gallagher talk: I argue that the extended mind hypothesis requires an enactive, neo-pragmatic concept of intentionality if it is to develop proper responses to a variety of objections. This enactive concept of intentionality is based on the phenomenological concept of a bodily (or motor or operative) intentionality outlined by Husserl and Merleau-Ponty. I explore…

The Embodied Mind: 20 years on

Commemorating a landmark book The Future of the Embodied Mind The summer school focuses on cognition in artificial and biological systems from a theoretical perspective that considers embodiment, situatedness, and action-relatedness as key elements in understanding and implementing cognitive systems. The school will be held in San Sebastián, Spain 5th – 9th September 2011 The school will…

Symposium on Clark’s “Supersizing”

I’ve only just come across this wonderful symposium (Philosophical Studies Volume 152, Number 3 / February 2011, from p. 413) on Andy Clark’s Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension. The line-up: Précis of Supersizing the mind: embodiment, action, and cognitive extension (Oxford University Press, NY, 2008) Andy Clark In search of clarity about parity…

Extended Mind – Extended Time

Since we’ve been waiting for almost four years!!! for the publication of this collection of papers attached to The Extended Mind II conference held at The University of Hertfordshire in July of ’06, it’s arrival is going to be somewhat underwhelming on the grounds that: (a) most of the papers have been in circulation for…

Extended X: Recarving the Biological and Cognitive Joints of Nature

Mike Wheeler has put online some draft chapters dealing with extended mind from his forthcoming work. If you enjoyed Mike’s last book Reconstructing the Cognitive World: the Next Step as I did, then this new work promises much.

“Empiricalizing” Heidegger

Tony Chemero has kindly sent me these links to a paper he, Dobromir Dotov and Lin Nie have just had published. The first link is to the full paper entitled “A Demonstration of the Transition from Ready-to-Hand to Unready-to-Hand.” The second link is to a popularized version of the aforementioned paper entitled “Your Computer Really Is…