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Summary and Conclusion

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/9780195379457.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter summarizes the book's arguments against the extended view, as well as the primary conciliatory contentions advanced with regard to the embedded and embodied views. The chapter closes ... More


What is Cognition? Extended Cognition and the Criterion of the Cognitive

Mark Rowlands

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/9780197264522.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

According to the thesis of the extended mind, at least some cognitive processes extend into the cognizing subject's environment in the sense that they are composed of processes of manipulation, ... More


Extended vision

Robert A. Wilson

in Perception, Action, and Consciousness: Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199551118
eISBN:
9780191594960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551118.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Vision constitutes an interesting domain, or range of domains, for debate over the extended mind thesis: the idea that minds extend physically beyond the boundaries of the body. In part this is ... More


Pastist Externalism about Memory Content

Sven Bernecker

in Memory: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577569
eISBN:
9780191722820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Content externalism is the view that the individuation conditions of mental content depend, in part, on external or relational properties of the subject's environment rather than only on internal ... More


The Metaphysics of the Incarnation

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583164
eISBN:
9780191725647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583164.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The growth of both philosophy of mind and cognitive science has developed our understanding of the human mind in ways that just a few decades ago were unthinkable. As ideas from philosophy of mind ... More


The metaphysics of the Extended Mind in ontological entanglements 1

Anna Marmodoro

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583164
eISBN:
9780191725647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583164.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The human mind often relies on external mechanisms for carrying out its cognitive processes, for example by using a calculator. Vehicle externalism and in particular the Extended Mind theory (Clark ... 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


Objections to Extended Reliability

Sanford C. Goldberg

in Relying on Others: An Essay in Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593248
eISBN:
9780191594625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593248.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter defends the ‘extendedness hypothesis,’ according to which the process by which testimonial beliefs are formed is interpersonal in extent, against a variety of objections. In the course ... 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


Principles of Demarcation

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/9780195379457.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, it is assumed that, in order for the debate over extended cognition (and mind) to have substance, there must be a genuine distinction between what is cognitive and what is not. This ... More


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

Mark Rowlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014557
eISBN:
9780262289733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014557.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There is a new way of thinking about the mind that does not locate mental processes exclusively “in the head.” Some think that this expanded conception of the mind will be the basis of a new science ... More


Procrastination and the Extended Will

Joseph Heath and Joel Anderson

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops an externalist understanding of procrastination and, in particular, of how our distributed will and its supportive social scaffolding enable us to keep procrastination in check ... More


Empathy, Expansionism, and the Extended Mind

Murray Smith

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter advances a definition of empathy as *other‐focussed personal imagining,* a definition which at once distinguishes empathy from various lower‐level phenomena such as affective mimicry and ... 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


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


Outside the Box: On the ‘Extended Mind’ Hypothesis

Christopher Norris

in Philosophy Outside-In: A Critique of Academic Reason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748684557
eISBN:
9780748695188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684557.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Here I examine various aspects of the ‘extended mind’ (EM) thesis proposed by David Chalmers and Andy Clark. Their claim is that various items of extra-cranial equipment (ranging from notebooks to ... More


The Varieties of Externalism

Susan Hurley

in The Extended Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on externalism, which is an important concept to examine in the study of the theory of the extended mind. The chapter puts forth a framework that will help systematize the ... More


Like-Minded: Externalism and Moral Psychology

Andrew Sneddon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016117
eISBN:
9780262298926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What are the psychological foundations of morality? Historically, the issue has been framed as one of emotion versus reason. David Hume argued that reason is the slave of the passions and so morality ... More


Feeling Extended: Sociality as Extended Body-Becoming-Mind

Douglas Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019477
eISBN:
9780262314909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019477.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Extended Mind Thesis (EMT) offers the attractive notion that we are not isolated minds moving through an alien world of material objects—we are connected. We don’t just think about that world; we ... More


The Extended Mind

Richard Menary (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin? In their famous 1998 paper “The Extended Mind,” philosophers Andy Clark and David J. Chalmers posed this question and answered it ... More


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