Two Versions of the Extended Mind Thesis

  title={Two Versions of the Extended Mind Thesis},
  author={K. Farkas},
  • K. Farkas
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Philosophia
  • According to the Extended Mind thesis, the mind extends beyond the skull or the skin: mental processes can constitutively include external devices, like a computer or a notebook. The Extended Mind thesis has drawn both support and criticism. However, most discussions—including those by its original defenders, Andy Clark and David Chalmers—fail to distinguish between two very different interpretations of this thesis. The first version claims that the physical basis of mental features can be… CONTINUE READING
    11 Citations
    Extended belief and extended knowledge
    • 12
    • PDF
    How to stay safe while extending the mind
    Extended Cognition and Extended Consciousness
    • 6
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Overcoming the Past-endorsement Criterion: Toward a Transparency-Based Mark of the Mental
    • PDF
    Epistemic presentism
    • 2
    • PDF
    Edinburgh Research Explorer Extended Emotion
    • PDF
    Extended emotion
    • 16
    • PDF
    Action, Agents, and Extended Cognition
    • Highly Influenced


    The Extended Mind
    • 3,378
    • PDF
    Overextending the Mind
    • 31
    Defending the bounds of cognition
    • 140
    • PDF
    Extended Cognition and Functionalism
    • 102
    • PDF
    The Subject's Point of View
    • 57
    • PDF
    Introduction: The extended mind in focus
    • 72
    The Varieties of Externalism
    • 38
    Arguing About the Mind
    • 9