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Technologies of Séparation and the Evolution of Social Extension

Clive Gamble

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Archaeological accounts of cognitive evolution have traditionally favoured an internal model of the mind and a search for symbolic proxies. This chapter argues for an external model of cognition and ... More


Distributed Cognition and the Humanities

Miranda Anderson, Michael Wheeler, and Mark Sprevak

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The general introduction, which is replicated across all four volumes, aims to orientate readers unfamiliar with this area of research. It provides an overview of the different approaches within the ... More


Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Miranda Anderson

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a background to current research in medieval and Renaissance studies on topics related to distributed cognition and to consider how the various chapters in ... More


Distributed Cognition and the Humanities

Miranda Anderson, Michael Wheeler, and Mark Sprevak

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/9781474442244.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The general introduction, which is replicated across all four volumes, aims to orientate readers unfamiliar with this area of research. It provides an overview of the different approaches within the ... More


Distributed Cognition and the Humanities

Miranda Anderson, Michael Wheeler, and Mark Sprevak

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/9781474442282.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The general introduction, which is replicated across all four volumes, aims to orientate readers unfamiliar with this area of research. It provides an overview of the different approaches within the ... More


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


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


Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This collection brings together eleven essays by international specialists in Romantic and Enlightenment culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and ... 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


Nietzsche’s Genealogie der Moral Pro and Contra Distributed Cognition

E. T. Troscianko

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/9781474442244.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Nietzsche’s writing and thought about the mind challenge some of the same Cartesian dichotomies that the more recent frameworks of 4E and distributed cognition do. Zur Genealogie der Moral (On the ... More


‘The adding of artificial organs to the natural’: Extended and Distributed Cognition in Robert Hooke’s Methodology

Pieter Present

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter compares Robert Hooke’s views on the use of writing as an external memory with contemporary notions of extended and distributed cognition. The aim is not to portray Hooke as a proponent ... More


Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

Werner Schäfke

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the medieval Icelandic law book Grágás as it is contained in the medieval manuscripts Staðarhólsbók (AM 334 fol.) and Konungsbók (GKS 1157 fol.), and explores in what ways the ... More


Distributed Cognition, Improvisation and the Performing Arts in Early Modern Europe

Julie E. Cumming and Evelyn Tribble

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The feats of skill exhibited by early modern actors, singers, and dancers can best be approached through the lens of distributed cognition. Complex assemblages of material, social, bodily, and neural ... More


Distributed Cognition and the Phenomenology of Modernist Painting and Poetry (Rilke and Cézanne)

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

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/9781474442244.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Contemporary views of consciousness, long anticipated by phenomenology, suggest that cognition includes a distribution across motoric and perceptual experience and is in important ways interwoven ... More


A 5th E: Distributed Cognition and the Question of Ethics in Benjamin and Vygotsky, and Horkheimer and Dewey

Ben Morgan

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/9781474442244.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter uses Walter Benjamin’s engagement with Soviet developmental psychologist Lev Vygotsky, and Max Horkheimer’s with the work of American pragmatist John Dewey to suggest a productive path ... More


Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Bryce Huebner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

We live in an age of scientific collaboration, popular uprisings, failing political parties, and increasing corporate power. Many of these kinds of collective action derive from the decisions of ... More


Onwards and Upwards with the Extended Mind: From Individual to Collective Epistemic Action

Georg Theiner

in Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

My goal in this chapter is to show that Kirsh and Maglio’s (1994) distinction between pragmatic and epistemic action can be generalized from the level of individuals to that of groups. The concept of ... More


Culturing Belief

Neil Levy

in Bad Beliefs: Why They Happen to Good People

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192895325
eISBN:
9780191916144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895325.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Political Philosophy

What kind of being are we? This of course is one of the oldest questions in philosophy. In earlier eras, answers were often non-naturalistic (we are animals with souls, for instance). Today, one of ... More


When Is There a Group that Knows?: Distributed Cognition, Scientific Knowledge, and the Social Epistemic Subject

Alexander Bird

in Essays in Collective Epistemology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199665792
eISBN:
9780191748615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665792.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, three questions are posed: (i) When does a collection of individuals form an entity that is more than just the mereological sum of its constituent persons? (ii) Given that there is a ... More


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