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Conclusion

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This concluding chapter reviews some of the main ideas that have been featured in the preceding chapters, and goes on to consider whose listening (and therefore whose meaning) the theory attempts to ... More


The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Giovanna Colombetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book I conceptualize various affective phenomena from the perspective of the “enactive” approach in cognitive science and philosophy of mind. I begin by arguing that affectivity is not a ... More


The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson, and Eleanor Rosch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262529365
eISBN:
9780262335492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529365.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This classic book, first published in 1991, was one of the first to propose the “embodied cognition” approach in cognitive science. It pioneered the connections between phenomenology and science and ... More


From a Sensorimotor Account of Perception to an Interactive Approach to Psychopathology

Erik Myin, J. Kevin O’Regan, and Inez Myin-Germeys

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Erik Myin, Inez Myin-Germeys, and Kevin O’Regan explain that according to the sensorimotor approach to perception, perceptual experience should be seen as a way of interacting with the environment. ... More


Prenoetic Constraints on Perception and Action

Shaun Gallager (ed.)

in How the Body Shapes the Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199271948
eISBN:
9780191603112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271941.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One important mark of the contemporary cognitive sciences is the explicit and nearly universal rejection of Cartesian dualism. However, it seems that Cartesianism is not so easy to escape, and often, ... More


Enactive consciousness, intertextuality, and musical free improvisation:: deconstructing mythologies and finding connections

Bennett Hogg

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explores the connection between the idea of consciousness understood as enactive cognition and the perceptions within philosophy that ‘knowledge depends on being in a world that is ... More


Music and Consciousness 2: Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Ruth Herbert, David Clarke, and Eric Clarke (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198804352
eISBN:
9780191842672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804352.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Complementing the 2011 publication Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives, this edited volume of 17 essays is organized into three parts. The chapters in ... More


From collections to structure: the developmental path of tonal thinking

Lyle Davidson and Patricia Welsh

in Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter looks at the processes by which music students of differing expertise construct a melody, having been given certain conditions that the melody must fulfil. The analysis yields some ... More


Enactivism: The Radical Line

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes the revolutionary atmosphere of today’s cognitive science, clarifying the pivotal theses on which Radical Enactive Cognition (REC) leans, and introducing the main ... More


Foundationalism and the Phenomenology of Perception

Christian Coseru

in Perceiving Reality: Consciousness, Intentionality, and Cognition in Buddhist Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199843381
eISBN:
9780199979851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843381.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter, which draws on a set of interrelated issues in the phenomenology of perception, calls into question the assumption that Buddhist philosophers of the Dignāga-Dharmakīrti tradition pursue ... More


Extending Sensorimotor Contingencies to Cognition

Alexander Maye and Andreas K. Engel

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

An emerging view in cognitive science considers cognition as “enactive” (i.e., skillful activity involving ongoing interactions with the external world). A key premise of this view is that cognition ... More


Pragmatism and the Pragmatic Turn in Cognitive Science

Richard Menary

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines the pragmatist approach to cognition and experience and provides some of the conceptual background to the “pragmatic turn” currently underway in cognitive science. Classical ... More


Implications of Action-Oriented Paradigm Shifts in Cognitive Science

Peter F. Dominey, Tony J. Prescott, Jeannette Bohg, Andreas K. Engel, Shaun Gallagher, Tobias Heed, Matej Hoffmann, Günther Knoblich, Wolfgang Prinz, and Andrew Schwartz

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

An action-oriented perspective changes the role of an individual from a passive observer to an actively engaged agent interacting in a closed loop with the world as well as with others. Cognition ... More


Neither Individualistic nor Interactionist

Ezequiel Di Paolo and Hanne De Jaegher

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We summarize some of the main proposals of the enactive approach to social understanding and discuss some common misreadings of the notion of participatory sense-making. The emphasis on the role ... 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


Primordial Affectivity

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes affectivity to refer broadly to a lack of indifference, and to a concern or interest in one’s own existence. As such, I argue, affectivity is a more pervasive and “deeper” ... More


Language and Enaction

Didier Bottineau

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The main focus of this chapter is the immediate experience of languaging, but it also touches upon more general subjects such as acquisition and evolution. Describing language in light of the ... More


Embodiment or Envatment?: Reflections on the Bodily Basis of Consciousness

Diego Cosmelli and Evan Thompson

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the brain-in-a-vat thought experiment and attempts to determine what needs to be specified so that one can properly imagine a brain in a vat. Daniel Dennett notes that ... More


Looping Effects and the Cognitive Science of Mindfulness Meditation

Evan Thompson

in Meditation, Buddhism, and Science

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190495794
eISBN:
9780190495831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495794.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Cognitive neuroscience tends to conceptualize mindfulness meditation as inner observation of a private mental realm of thoughts, feelings, and body sensations, and tries to model mindfulness as ... More


Enactivisms Less Radical

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A truly radical enactivism differs in important respects from the more conspicuous and already well-established branches of enactivism—Sensorimotor Enactivism and Autopoietic Enactivism. While ... More


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