Dynamic Interactions With the Environment Make Up Our Psychological Phenomena: A Review of Noë’s Out of Our Heads

@article{Lazzeri2015DynamicIW,
  title={Dynamic Interactions With the Environment Make Up Our Psychological Phenomena: A Review of No{\"e}’s Out of Our Heads},
  author={Filipe Lazzeri},
  journal={The Psychological Record},
  year={2015},
  volume={65},
  pages={215-222}
}
  • F. Lazzeri
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Psychology
  • The Psychological Record
The traditional, and still standard, view of psychological (or mental) phenomena in some empirical sciences holds that they take place inside the organism’s body and can be individuated independently of external factors. The organism’s behaviors are, according to this view, mere effects, rather then constituents, of psychological phenomena. And the fact that, for example, an organism is desiring something instead of something else is taken to be a matter entirely of what is inside the organism… 
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