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The Self as Bodily

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

A theory of self must do two things. It must tell us what kind of thing a self is: an immaterial substance; a suitably interconnected series of conscious experiences; the categorical basis of such a ... More


Tennyson, Browning, and the Poetry of Reflection

Gregory Tate

in The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659418
eISBN:
9780191749018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659418.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers two issues that were of vital importance to poetry in the 1830s and throughout the mid-nineteenth century: the complex relation between the lyric expression and the ... More


Our Brains Are not Us

Walter Glannon

in Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops the idea that persons are constituted by their brains but are not identical to them. The brain is necessary but not sufficient to account for our mentality. By showing that ... More


Objections to the Mind Amalgamated

Mark Rowlands

in The New Science of the Mind: From Extended Mind to Embodied Phenomenology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014557
eISBN:
9780262289733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014557.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the flaws of the thesis of the amalgamated mind and explains that, although the combining theses for the amalgamated mind are both sound when approached individually, they are ... More


Mind:: The Logic of Ostension

Chad Engelland

in Ostension: Word Learning and the Embodied Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028097
eISBN:
9780262320610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028097.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter works out the philosophy of mind that supports the phenomenological interpretation of chapter 7. Animate perception and action, as embodied activities, reveal our intentions to each ... More


Conclusion

Gregory Tate

in The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659418
eISBN:
9780191749018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659418.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion draws together the key themes of the book and positions them in relation to recent scholarship on Victorian poetry. It emphasises the argument that the largely unacknowledged influence ... More


How Attachment Gave Rise to Culture

James S. Chisholm

in The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews advances in evolutionary theory since Bowlby and proposes that our capacity for culture emerged with the evolution of human attachment by means of selection for increased ... More


The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

István Aranyosi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989607
eISBN:
9780199346349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Philosophers of mind, both in the conceptual analysis tradition and in the empirical informed school, have been implicitly neglecting the potential conceptual role of the Peripheral Nervous System ... More


Concluding Remarks

István Aranyosi

in The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989607
eISBN:
9780199346349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989607.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter offers a brief overview of the main conclusions reached in the previous chapters.


Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

John Stewart, Olivier Gapenne, and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents the framework for a new, comprehensive approach to cognitive science. The proposed paradigm, enaction, offers an alternative to cognitive science’s classical, first-generation ... More


Computational Modeling of Mind and Music

Paul F. M. J. Verschure and Jônatas Manzolli

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Music can be defined as organized sound material in time. This chapter explores the links between the development of ideas about music and those driven by the concept of the embodied mind. Music ... More


Judging

Mona Sue Weissmark

in The Science of Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190686345
eISBN:
9780197522912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686345.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the limits of the cognitive view of the mind, most significantly that it attributed the skills and processes of judging, evaluating, and meaning making to pre-assigned ... More


Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

John Protevi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Life, War, Earth is excitingly speculative yet empirically responsible. Protevi shows that Deleuze’s ontology of the virtual, intensive, and actual [or just “Deleuze’s philosophy”] helps us ... More


The Granularity Problem

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 6, on the “granularity problem,” looks at the way in which the production of large-scale patterns of individual consciousness can often be analyzed in terms of subjectification practices that ... More


A Philosophical Hypothesis

István Aranyosi

in The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989607
eISBN:
9780199346349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989607.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The “Peripheral Mind Hypothesis” (PMH) is presented and explained, as well as claims about what a philosophical hypothesis, in general, is supposed to work. As an illustration of how the PMH works ... More


Is Anything in the Intellect that Was Not First in Sense?: Empiricism and Knowledge of the Incorporeal in Aquinas

Therese Scarpelli Cory

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 6

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827030
eISBN:
9780191866005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827030.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In Aquinas, the senses are widely construed as “gatekeepers” restricting the possible content of our embodied intellectual thought. But if this is true, how can Aquinas justify his extensive ... More


Dynamic Interactionism

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 develops a Deleuzean-motivated “dynamic interactionist” account of the notion of socially mediated neuroplasticity in Bruce Wexler’s fascinating study, Brain and Culture (2006). The thesis ... More


Conclusions: The Future of Prediction

Andy Clark

in Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190217013
eISBN:
9780190217044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217013.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter summarizes the book’s main argument and highlights some issues that require further attention. One such issue concerns the need to explore a much larger space of approximations and of ... More


Adding Deleuze to the Mix

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 7, “Adding Deleuze to the Mix,” reworks an article for the specialist journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences; it makes the case that Deleuze’s ontology can help with questions about ... More


Mind in Life, Mind in Process

John Protevi

in Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681013
eISBN:
9781452948713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681013.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 9 examines the relation of Deleuze’s (bio)panpsychism and the “mind in life” position of Evan Thompson; the “enactive” biology of Varela, Thompson, Ezequiel Di Paolo, and Hans Jonas; and ... More


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