Embodying the Mind and Representing the Body

  title={Embodying the Mind and Representing the Body},
  author={Adrian J. T. Alsmith and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique de Vignemont},
  journal={Review of Philosophy and Psychology},
Does the existence of body representations undermine the explanatory role of the body? Or do certain types of representation depend so closely upon the body that their involvement in a cognitive task implicates the body itself? In the introduction of this special issue we explore lines of tension and complement that might hold between the notions of embodiment and body representations, which remain too often neglected or obscure. To do so, we distinguish two conceptions of embodiment that… 
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