Introduction to the special issue on 4E cognition

@article{Menary2010IntroductionTT,
  title={Introduction to the special issue on 4E cognition},
  author={Richard Menary},
  journal={Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={459-463}
}
  • Richard Menary
  • Published 24 November 2010
  • Philosophy
  • Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences
One thing that has become clear in the last 10 to 15 years of research on cognition is that there are many different dimensions of modelling and explanation at work. Homogeneity there is not. One only needs to think of the differences in emphasis and approach that one finds under the often grouped together labels of embodied, embedded, extended and enacted cognition. One reason that the four E’s are grouped together is that they are all held to reject or at least radically reconfigure… 
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