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The World of Yesterday

“The greatest curse brought down on us by technology is that it prevents us from escaping the present even for a brief time. Previous generations could retreat into solitude and seclusion when disaster struck; it was our fate to be aware of everything catastrophic happening everywhere in the world at the hour and the second…

Adam Smith on Sensory Perception: A Sympathetic Account

The intro to  Brian Glenney’s chapter: The aim of this chapter is to propose an account of sensory perception from the known writings of Adam Smith, chiefly his juvenile work, “On the External Senses.” This account asserts that when we perceive an object we simulate its painful or pleasurable effects on our body—we imaginatively place…

Andy Clark – Perceiving as Predicting

Keynote talk by Andy for the 9th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication. Andy appears @ 11:57 active externalismAndy ClarkCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceconsciousnessEmbodied cognitionExtended MindExternalismneurosciencePerceptionphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mind