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Embedded Cognition and Computation

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter spells out the embedded view and the principles of modeling normally associated with it. The embedded approach aims to minimize the amount of computation and representation included in ... More


Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Robert D. Rupert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book surveys philosophical issues raised by the situated movement in cognitive science—the treatment of cognitive phenomena as the joint product of brain, body, and environment. The book focuses ... More


The Embodied View

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter argues that, contrary to the claims of the proponents of the embodied approach, embodied cognitive modeling does not underwrite a new view of the fundamental relation between mind and ... More


Introduction: The Mind, the Computer, and the Alternatives

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter briefly describes the history leading up to the situated revolution. It then introduces and motivates the three varieties of situated view to be discussed: (a) the extended view, which ... More


The Magical Experience

Ariel Glucklich

in The End of Magic

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108798
eISBN:
9780199853434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108798.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Magical experience results from the way the participants—not just primitive hunters—are “linked” to their world. If no direct wiring (physiological link) can be found, then magic must be purely ... More


Conclusions

Sergio Balari and Guillermo Lorenzo

in Computational Phenotypes: Towards an Evolutionary Developmental Biolinguistics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665464
eISBN:
9780191746116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665464.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This concluding chapter explores a number of issues that follow from the model and the methodology developed throughout the book, especially in connection with its possible extensions to the study of ... More


Revolution in Mind?

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the E-turn in cognitive science –the move to embrace enactive, embodied, extended and ecological views of cognition–and the empirical and theoretical considerations that ... More


Introduction

Bence Nanay

in Between Perception and Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199695379
eISBN:
9780191760747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695379.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces the general approach followed in the rest of the book—the starting point for explaining the human mind is the simple mental processes that we share with animals: the ... More


A Joint of Nature

Nirmalangshu Mukherji

in The Primacy of Grammar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014052
eISBN:
9780262280310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014052.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses CHL, which consists of Merge and the principles of efficient computation. It discusses how Merge operates only in linguistic information, the relationship of Merge to music and ... More


Introduction

Susan Schneider

in The Language of Thought: A New Philosophical Direction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015578
eISBN:
9780262295833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015578.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is concerned with three central puzzles regarding the nature of mind and their statements. The first problem states that while the language of thought (LOT) approach, which is a ... More


Measuring the World: Olfaction as a Process Model of Perception

Ann-Sophie Barwich

in Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779636
eISBN:
9780191824685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779636.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How much does stimulus input shape perception? The common-sense view is that our perceptions are representations of objects and their features and that the stimulus structures the perceptual object. ... More


Mathematics, Computation, Language, and Poetry: The Novalis Paradox

Paul Redding

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Recent scholarship has helped to demythologize the life and work of Georg Philipp Friedrich von Hardenberg, who, as the poet “Novalis,” had come to instantiate the nineteenth-century’s stereotype of ... More


Three Different Modalities of Information in Neoclassical Theory

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

in The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

There were eventually three major formats explored by the Cowles economists in their quest to incorporate information into the existing neoclassical model: information as thing, information as ... More


Matters of the Flesh: The Role(s) of Body in Cognition

Lawrence A. Shapiro

in Andy Clark and His Critics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190662813
eISBN:
9780190662844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662813.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Andy Clark has defended a view of the body’s relationship to the mind that he calls the Larger Mechanism Story (LMS). At the same time, he has criticized an alternative account, the Special ... More


Nietzsche, Consciousness, and Dynamic Cognitive Neuroscience

Rex Welshon

in Nietzsche on Mind and Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722236
eISBN:
9780191789083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722236.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines how Nietzsche’s view of consciousness informs our conception of dynamic cognitive neuroscience. Between 1881 and 1888, Nietzsche experiments with a dynamicist explanation of ... More


Digital Computers

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199658855
eISBN:
9780191748158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658855.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explicates digital computers in mechanistic terms. It offers a systematic taxonomy of kinds of digital computer, including hard-wired vs. programmable and general-purpose vs. ... More


The Psychology of Folk Psychology

Alvin I. Goldman

in Joint Ventures: Mindreading, Mirroring, and Embodied Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199874187
eISBN:
9780190267674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199874187.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter illustrates the study of folk psychology, which pertains to an individual's collection of mental concepts (happy, afraid, want, pain, doubt, etc.). It provides a methodology for ... More


What is it Like to be a Computer?

Robert Cummins

in The World in the Head

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199548033
eISBN:
9780191809835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199548033.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the theory of cognition called computationalism, a philosophy introduced by John Haugeland which implies that the mind is an automatic formal system. It discusses the method ... More


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