How numerals support new cognitive capacities

  title={How numerals support new cognitive capacities},
  author={Stefan Buijsman},
Mathematical cognition has become an interesting case study for wider theories of cognition. Menary (Open MIND 25(T):1–20, 2015) argues that arithmetical cognition not only shows that internalist theories of cognition are wrong, but that it also shows that the Hypothesis of Extended Cognition is right. I examine this argument in more detail, to see if arithmetical cognition can support such conclusions. Specifically, I look at how the use of numerals extends our arithmetical abilities from… Expand
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