Download e-book for iPad: Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science (MIT by John Stewart,Olivier Gapenne,Ezequiel A. Di Paolo

Download e-book for iPad: Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science (MIT by John Stewart,Olivier Gapenne,Ezequiel A. Di Paolo

By John Stewart,Olivier Gapenne,Ezequiel A. Di Paolo

ISBN-10: 0262014602

ISBN-13: 9780262014601

ISBN-10: 0262526018

ISBN-13: 9780262526012

This e-book provides the framework for a brand new, finished method of cognitive technological know-how. The proposed paradigm, enaction, bargains a substitute for cognitive science's classical, first-generation Computational conception of brain (CTM). Enaction, first articulated by means of Varela, Thompson, and Rosch in The Embodied Mind (MIT Press, 1991), breaks from CTM's formalisms of data processing and symbolic representations to view cognition as grounded within the sensorimotor dynamics of the interactions among a residing organism and its atmosphere. A dwelling organism enacts the realm it lives in; its embodied motion on the earth constitutes its conception and thereby grounds its cognition. Enaction deals a variety of views in this fascinating new method of embodied cognitive science.Some chapters provide manifestos for the enaction paradigm; others deal with particular parts of analysis, together with synthetic intelligence, developmental psychology, neuroscience, language, phenomenology, and tradition and cognition. 3 subject matters turn out to be testimony to the originality and specificity of enaction as a paradigm: the relation among first-person lived adventure and third-person typical technology; the ambition to supply an encompassing framework appropriate at degrees from the mobile to society; and the problems of reflexivity. Taken jointly, the chapters supply not anything lower than the framework for a far-reaching renewal of cognitive science.ContributorsRenaud Barbaras, Didier Bottineau, Giovanna Colombetti, Diego Cosmelli, Hanne De Jaegher, Ezequiel A. Di Paolo. Andreas ok. Engel, Olivier Gapenne, Véronique Havelange, Edwin Hutchins, Michel Le Van Quyen, Rafael E. Núñez, Marieke Rohde, Benny Shanon, Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, Adam Sheya, Linda B. Smith, John Stewart, Evan Thompson.

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