IS THE MIND IN THE BRAIN? A REVIEW OF: OUT OF OUR HEADS: WHY YOU ARE NOT YOUR BRAIN, AND OTHER LESSONS FROM THE BIOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS BY ALVA NOË (2009)

@article{Rachlin2012ISTM,
  title={IS THE MIND IN THE BRAIN? A REVIEW OF: OUT OF OUR HEADS: WHY YOU ARE NOT YOUR BRAIN, AND OTHER LESSONS FROM THE BIOLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS BY ALVA NO{\"E} (2009)},
  author={Howard Rachlin},
  journal={Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={98},
  pages={131-137}
}
  • H. Rachlin
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Psychology, Philosophy, Biology
  • Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
Noe's book is part of a movement in the philosophy of mind called enacted mind, or extended cognition. He argues that the mind is not the brain or part of the brain. He believes that the mind cannot be understood except in terms of the interaction of a whole organism with the external environment, especially the social environment. This view bears many resemblances to behaviorism, especially with regard to what the mind is not. Nevertheless, Noe is vague about what he believes the mind is. He… 
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