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CGSC 330.00 Embodied Cognition 6 credits

Open: Size: 15, Registered: 12, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036


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Synonym: 65657

Jonathan R McKinney

This seminar will consider recent work in philosophy, cognitive science and linguistics critical of views of human cognition as "disembodied" and Cartesian. Philosophical sources of the early critiques of symbolic AI and "cartesianism" will be considered (Merleau-Ponty, Dewey), as will the enactive (Cuffari, Di Paolo, and De Jaegher) and ecological (Chemero, Cowley, Steffensen) critiques of language, and current work on embodied cognition by Eleanor Rosch, Hubert Dreyfus, John Haugeland, Andy Clark and Evan Thompson. The seminar will include materials relevant to students in philosophy, linguistics, psychology and cognitive science.

Prerequisite: Cognitive Science 130, or Cognitive Science/Psychology 232 or permission of the instructor.

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