Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences

, Volume 16, Issue 5, pp 993–998 | Cite as

Review of embodiment, enaction, and culture. Investigating the constitution of the shared world, by C. Durt, T. Fuchs, C. Tewes (eds.)

MIT Press, 2017, pp. 456, ISBN-10: 0262035553, ISBN-13: 978–0262035552
  • Maria Chiara BruttomessoEmail author

Embodiment, Enaction and Culture is a volume edited by Christoph Durt, Thomas Fuchs and Christian Tewes, which collects contributions that contest a traditional way of splitting intersubjectivity, cultural sense-making and embodied dynamics. The editors extensively address the recent debates on collective intentionality, a topic that has rapidly advanced in the last two decades and constantly asks for a reconsideration of the shared world. Here, this theoretical framework intends to show that culture is not an imposed set of rules and traditions that only affect our explicit levels of experience, but rather a shared dynamics formed in a we-perspective, continuously and sometimes pre-reflectively modified by embodied patterns of interaction. The book edited by Durt, Fuchs and Tewes is then recommended to anyone interested in the current discussions on intersubjectivity and we-intentionality, and in the challenge of uncovering new aspects in the paradigms of embodiment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze UmaneUniversità di VeronaVeronaItaly

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