Finding the Mind
- Andy Clark
- … show all 1 hide
Rent the article at a discountRent now
* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.Get Access
Supersizing the Mind (henceforth, SSM) was a book with a double mission. The first mission was to display and discuss the rich and varied landscape of recent work in the area of (broadly speaking) embodied, environmentally embedded, cognitive science. To this end, I canvassed and organized a wide range of examples in which fine details of embodiment, of worldly action, and of worldly resources, could be seen to make diverse and unexpectedly deep contributions to human cognitive achievements. The second mission, building in many ways upon the first, was to pursue the more radical suggestion that is now known as the Hypothesis of Extended Cognition. This idea is introduced in Clark and Chalmers (1998). Clark and Chalmers (1998). See also, among others, Dennett (1991, 1996), Donald (1991), Haugeland (1998), Hurley (1998), Hutchins (1995), Menary (2007), Noë (2004), Rowlands (1999, 2003, 2006), Sutton (2007), Wheeler (2005), Wilson (2004).
This idea is introduced in Clark and Chalmers (1998).This was the suggestion
Clark and Chalmers (1998). See also, among others, Dennett (1991, 1996), Donald (1991), Haugeland (1998), Hurley (1998), Hutchins (1995), Menary (2007), Noë (2004), Rowlands (1999, 2003, 2006), Sutton (2007), Wheeler (2005), Wilson (2004).that in some such cases, the
- Adams, F., & Aizawa, K. (2001). The bounds of cognition. Philosophical Psychology, 14(1), 43–64. CrossRef
- Adams, F., & Aizawa, K. (2008). The bounds of cognition. Boston, MA: Blackwell.
- Ballard, D., Hayhoe, M., Pook, P., & Rao, R. (1997). Deictic codes for the embodiment of cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 20, 723–767.
- Christiansen, M. H., & Kirby, S. (2003). Language evolution: Consensus and controversies. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 7(7), 300–307. CrossRef
- Clark, A., & Chalmers, C. (1998). The extended mind. Analysis, 58(1), 7–19. CrossRef
- Dennett, D. (1991). Consciousness explained. Boston: Little Brown.
- Dennett, D. (1996). Kinds of minds. New York: Basic Books.
- Donald, M. (1991). Origins of the modern mind. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Friston, K. (2005). A theory of cortical responses. Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences, 369(1456), 815–836. CrossRef
- Friston, K. (2009). The free-energy principle: A rough guide to the brain? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13(7), 293–301. CrossRef
- Friston, K. (2010). The free-energy principle: A unified brain theory? Nature Reviews: Neuroscience, 11(2), 127–138. CrossRef
- Gray, W. D., Sims, C. R., Fu, W.-T., & Schoelles, M. J. (2006). The soft constraints hypothesis: A rational analysis approach to resource allocation for interactive behavior. Psychological Review, 113(3), 461–482. CrossRef
- Haugeland, J. (1998). Mind embodied and embedded. In J. Haugeland (Ed.), Having thought: Essays in the metaphysics of mind (pp. 207–240). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Hohwy, J. (2007). Functional integration and the mind. Synthese, 159(3), 315–328. CrossRef
- Hurley, S. (1998). Consciousness in action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard.
- Hutchins, E. (1995). Cognition in the wild. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Hutchins, E. (2008). The role of cultural practices in the emergence of modern human intelligence. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 363, 2011–2019. CrossRef
- Kirby, S., Cornish, H., & Smith, K. (2008). Cumulative Cultural Evolution in the Laboratory: An experimental approach to the origins of structure in human language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(31), 10681–10686. CrossRef
- Kirsh, D., & Maglio, P. (1994). On distinguishing epistemic from pragmatic action. Cognitive Science, 18, 513–549. CrossRef
- Lee, T. S., & Mumford, D. (2003). Hierarchical Bayesian inference in the visual cortex. Journal of Optical Society of America, A., 20(7), 1434–1448. CrossRef
- Lungarella, M., Pegors, T., Bulwinkle, D., & Sporns, O. (2005). Methods for quantifying the information structure of sensory and motor data. Neuroinformatics, 3(3), 243–262. CrossRef
- Lungarella, M., & Sporns, O. (2005). Information self-structuring: Key principles for learning and development. Proceedings 2005 IEEE Intern. Conf. Development and Learning, pp. 25–30.
- Menary, R. (2007). Cognitive integration: Attacking the bounds of cognition. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Milner, A., & Goodale, M. (1995). The visual brain in action. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
- Milner, D., & Goodale, M. (2006). Epilogue: Twelve years on. In D. Milner & M. Goodale (Eds.), The visual brain in action (2nd ed., pp. 207–252). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Noë, A. (2004). Action in perception. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
- Rowlands, M. (1999). The body in mind: Understanding cognitive processes. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. CrossRef
- Rowlands, M. (2003). Externalism: Putting mind and world back together again. Acumen/McGill-Queen’s University Press.
- Rowlands, M. (2006). Body language: Representing in action. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Sprevak, M. (forthcoming). Inference to the hypothesis of extended cognition. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science.
- Sutton, J. (2007). Batting, habit, and memory: The embodied mind and the nature of skill. In J. McKenna (Ed.), At the boundaries of cricket (Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 763–786). Special issue of Sport in Society, September 2007.
- Theiner, G. (ms). The HEC strikes back: Extended cognition and Rupert’s ‘Priority of Cognitive Systems’.
- Wheeler, M. (2005). Reconstructing the cognitive world. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Wilson, R. A. (2004). Boundaries of the mind: The individual in the fragile sciences–cognition. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. CrossRef
- Finding the Mind
Volume 152, Issue 3 , pp 447-461
- Cover Date
- Print ISSN
- Online ISSN
- Springer Netherlands
- Additional Links
- Andy Clark (1)
- Author Affiliations
- 1. Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AD, Scotland, UK