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Supersizing the Mind


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Forward: By David Chalmers Acknowledgements Introduction: BRAINBOUND versus EXTENDED I: From Embodiment to Cognitive Extension 1. The Active Body 2. The Negotiable Body 3. Material Symbols 4. World, Incorporated II. Boundary Disputes 5. Mind Re-bound? 6. The Cure for Cognitive Hiccups (HEMC, HEC, HEMC...) 7. Rediscovering the Brain III: The Limits of Embodiment 8. Painting, Planning, and Perceiving 9. Disentangling Embodiment 10. Conclusions: Mindsized Bites Appendix: The Extended Mind, Andy Clark and David Chalmers

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Andy Clark is Professor of Philosophy, Edinburgh University. Author of Being There, and Natural Born Cyborgs.


"brilliant...[providing] the best argument I've seen for the idea that minds are smeared over more space than neuroscience might have us believe" - New Scientist " Supersizing the Mind is an important book for cognitive-science theorists of all stripes.... Although traditional and radical theorists are likely to remain unconvinced, there can be no doubt that Supersizing the Mind will set the terms for many of the coming debates."-- Times Literary Supplement "...it offers original thinking in the philosophy of mind, and it is highly recommended for academic collections in that subject."-- Library Journal "In Supersizing the Mind, philosopher Andy Clark makes the compelling argument that the mind extends beyond the body to include the tools, symbols and other artefacts we deploy to engage the world.... Supersizing the Mind is a treat to read. It is brimming with remarkable ideas, novel insights and amusing language."--Nature " Supersizing the Mind is tantalizing in many respects, and Clark's ingenuity is always on display. Just as his earlier Being There launched many a research project, we expect that Supersizing the Mind will inspire a new generation of philosophers, psychologists, and artificial intelligence researchers to reconsider some basic assumptions about the mind." -- Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews "This is an important book; it provides compelling and empirically well-supported argument; it offers a survey of the state-of-play in contemporary cognitive science; it directs our attention to the most pressing foundational issue in the study of mind, that of how to reconcile the information-processing perspective with the growing recognition that action and the body, not to mention technology, have a crucial role in our mental lives."--Trends in Cognitive Sciences

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