Distributed Minds and Meanings in a Transactional World Without a Within: Embodiment and Creative Expression

  • Joacim Andersson
  • Jim Garrison
  • Leif Östman
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Part of the The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education book series (CSFE)

Abstract

In this chapter, we exposit ideas found in Dewey that are either underdeveloped or entirely unexplored by Wittgenstein. Nonetheless, the Deweyan ideas we consider are generally commensurable with most of Wittgenstein. This chapter discusses such aspects of Dewey’s philosophy as the primacy of the aesthetic encounter, creative action, embodiment and especially nonlinguistic embodied immanent meaning, aesthetically expressive meaning, and how mind and meaning distribute to wherever they occur throughout a world without withins. All of these will contribute to the collection of data and the analytical models developed in Chaps.  3 and  4.

Keywords

Aesthetics Embodiment Creative expression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joacim Andersson
    • 1
  • Jim Garrison
    • 2
  • Leif Östman
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Health SciencesÖrebro UniversityÖrebroSweden
  2. 2.Learning Sciences & TechVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA
  3. 3.Teacher EducationUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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