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Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Miranda Anderson and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This collection brings together 14 essays by international specialists in medieval and Renaissance culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and the ... More


Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Miranda Anderson, Peter Garratt, and Mark Sprevak (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book brings together 11 essays by international specialists in Victorian culture and modernism. The volume opens with a general introduction to distributed cognition that also sets out its ... More


Aesthetic Perception and Embodied Cognition: Art and Literature at the Fin de Siècle

Marion Thain

in Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The modernity of late-nineteenth-century visualities has been influentially and persistently located in a disembodiment of the eye. Yet this was a period which saw theorists of aesthetic perception ... More


Eighteenth-Century Antiquity: Extended, Embodied, Enacted

Helen Slaney

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sir William Hamilton’s Greek vase collection, assembled at Naples between the 1760s and 1790s, became a turning point in the reception of ancient material culture and hence in perceptions of ... More


Introduction: I. Distributed Cognition in Victorian and Modernism Studies–An Overview

Peter Garratt

in Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a background to current research in Victorian and modernist studies on topics related to distributed cognition. The first section of this introductory ... More


Introduction

Miranda Anderson, George Rousseau, and Michael Wheeler (eds)

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a background to current research in Enlightenment and Romantic studies on topics related to distributed cognition. The first section of this introductory ... More


Embodiment in Music Performance

Martin Clayton and Laura Leante

in Experience and Meaning in Music Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199811328
eISBN:
9780199369539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199811328.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter is divided into two parts. In the first, current literature on embodied cognition is reviewed, and important themes drawn out. These themes—gesture, the embodied self, social interaction ... More


Enacting the Absolute: Subject-Object Relations in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Theory of Knowledge

Lisa Ann Robertson

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s ‘Theory of Life’ (1816/1848) and his theory of knowledge, discussed in Biographia Literaria (1817), through the lens of autopoietic enaction. It ... More


Surrealism, Chance and the Extended Mind

Kerry Watson

in Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses how the Surrealists engaged with techniques like automatic drawing, the exquisite corpse, collage, frottage and decalcomania, and how this might be interpreted in the context ... More


From Dualism to the Darwinian Body: Themes from Western Philosophy

Barry Allen

in Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231172721
eISBN:
9780231539340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Canonical Western philosophers tend to acknowledge no value for the body. However, not all are contemptuous of the body; some of them invented materialism, the theory that everything in nature is ... More


Narrative Complexity and Dissonant Cognitions

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 describes how impossible puzzle films create paradoxical, incongruent or impossible narrative experiences. To understand the nature of the confusion these films create, this chapter adopts ... More


Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 focuses on a cognitive approach as a pertinent method to address complex narratives’ ‘difficult’ viewing experiences. As it argues, complexity does not only lie in a story’s formal ... More


‘Being kept in the dark can be a critical gesture’: Arakawa and Madeline Gins’s Mechanism of Meaning

Sarah Garland

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Mechanism of Meaning (1963-1973; 1996) by artist-architect-poet-philosophers Arakawa and Madeline Gins, unfolds over more than eighty eight-foot high painted and collaged panels, using image, ... More


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