‘I Can’ vs. ‘I Want’: What’s Missing from Gallagher’s Picture of Non-reductive Cognitive Science

  title={‘I Can’ vs. ‘I Want’: What’s Missing from Gallagher’s Picture of Non-reductive Cognitive Science},
  author={Nathaniel F. Barrett and Miguel Garc{\'i}a-Valdecasas and Javier S{\'a}nchez‐Ca{\~n}izares},
  journal={Australasian Philosophical Review},
  pages={209 - 213}
Abstract We support the development of non-reductive cognitive science and the naturalization of phenomenology for this purpose, and we agree that the ‘relational turn’ defended by Gallagher is a necessary step in this direction. However, we believe that certain aspects of his relational concept of nature need clarification. In particular, Gallagher does not say whether or how teleology, affect, and other value-related properties of life and mind can be naturalized within this framework. In… 
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