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Over and Beyond our Episodic Memories

A most elegant close-grained review essay of Mark Rowlands’ Memory and the Self: Phenomenology, Science and Autobiography by Christopher Jude McCarroll in The Journal of Mind and Behavior. [E]verything bears witness to what we are, our friendships and enmities, our glance and the clasp of our hand, our memory and that which we do not remember, our books…

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

Alternative Models of the Mind

The Spindel Supplement to The Southern Journal of Philosophy edited by Shaun Gallagher with top-notch lineup. Andy Clarkdaniel huttodistributed cognitionExtended MindExternalismMark RowlandsMichael Wheelerphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mindShaun Gallaghersituated cognition

The Moral Lives of Animals

Check out this discussion featuring Mark Rowlands on the possibility. Of course, Mark aside from being a preeminent extended mind philosopher has the unusual experience of having lived with a wolf for a decade. animalsExtended MindExternalismMark Rowlandsmorality

Mark Rowlands on the Extended Mind

Here’s Mark’s intro from his paper from a special issue of Zygon on The Extended Mind and Religious Thought from a few years back. The view known as the extended mind, following Andy Clark and David Chalmers (1998), also goes under a number of aliases. Clark and Chalmers themselves also refer to their view as active…