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Sensorimotor Chauvinism?” Commentary on O'Reagan, J. Kevin and Noë, Alva, “A Sensorimotor account of vision and Visual Consciousness”
(Cambridge University Press, 2001)
While applauding the bulk of the account on offer, we question one apparent implication viz, that every difference in sensorimotor contingencies corresponds to a difference in conscious visual experience.
Reinventing Ourselves: The Plasticity of Embodiment, Sensing, and Mind
(Taylor and Francis, 2006)
Recent advances in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience open up new vistas for human enhancement. Central to much of this work is the idea of new Human-Machine interfaces (in general) and new Brain-Machine interfaces ...
Putting Concepts to Work: Some Thoughts for the 21st Century (a reply to Fodor)
Fodor’s theory makes thinking prior to doing. It allows for an inactive agent or pure reflector, and for agents whose actions in various ways seem to float free of their own conceptual repertoires. We show that naturally ...
That Special Something: Dennett on the Making of Minds and Selves
(Cambridge University Press,, 2002)
Dennett depicts human minds as both deeply different from, yet profoundly continuous with, the minds of other animals and simple agents. His treatments of mind, consciousness, free will and human agency all reflect this ...
Connectionism, Moral Cognition, and Collaborative Problem Solving
(MIT Press, 1996)
How should linguistically formulated moral principles figure in an account of our moral understanding and practice?
Memento's Revenge: Objections and Replies to the Extended Mind
In the movie, Memento, the hero, Leonard, suffers from a form of anterograde amnesia that results in an inability to lay down new memories. Nonetheless, he sets out on a quest to find his wife’s killer, aided by the use ...
Reasons, Robots and The Extended Mind
A suitable project for the new Millenium is to radically reconfigure our image of human rationality. Such a project is already underway, within the Cognitive Sciences, under the umbrellas of work in Situated Cognition, ...