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Radical Embodied Cognitive Science
While philosophers of mind have been arguing over the status of mental representations in cognitive science, cognitive scientists have been quietly engaged in studying perception, action, andExpand
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An Outline of a Theory of Affordances
A theory of affordances is outlined according to which affordances are relations between the abilities of animals and features of the environment. As relations, affordances are both real andExpand
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Anti-Representationalism and the Dynamical Stance
  • A. Chemero
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  • Philosophy of Science
  • 1 December 2000
Arguments in favor of anti-representationalism in cognitive science often suffer from a lack of attention to detail. The purpose of this paper is to fill in the gaps in these arguments, and in soExpand
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Radical embodiment in two directions
AbstractRadical embodied cognitive science is split into two camps: the ecological approach and the enactive approach. We propose that these two approaches can be brought together into a productiveExpand
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Phenomenology: An Introduction
* Introduction * Chapter 1. Kant and Wundt: 18th and 19th Century Background * Chapter 2. Edmund Husserl and Transcendental Phenomenology * Chapter 3. Martin Heidegger and Existential Phenomenology *Expand
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Gibsonian Affordances for Roboticists
We compare traditionally Gibsonian (Chemero 2003; Turvey 1992) and representationalist (Sahin et al. this issue) understandings of the notion `affordance'. Expand
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After the Philosophy of Mind: Replacing Scholasticism with Science*
We provide a taxonomy of the two most important debates in the philosophy of the cognitive and neural sciences. The first debate is over methodological individualism: is the object of the cognitiveExpand
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Constraints on Localization and Decomposition as Explanatory Strategies in the Biological Sciences
Several articles have recently appeared arguing that there really are no viable alternatives to mechanistic explanation in the biological sciences (Kaplan and Bechtel; Kaplan and Craver). Expand
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Complexity and Extended Phenomenological-Cognitive Systems
The complex systems approach to cognitive science invites a new understanding of extended cognition. Expand
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A Demonstration of the Transition from Ready-to-Hand to Unready-to-Hand
The ideas of continental philosopher Martin Heidegger have been influential in cognitive science and artificial intelligence, despite the fact that there has been no effort to analyze these ideasExpand
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