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The role of embodiment and intersubjectivity in clinical reasoning
Embodied approaches to cognition have been recently challenging standard views in philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences. We propose that these embodied cognition views hold implications for clinical reasoning. This ...
Primal impression and enactive perception
(MIT Press, 2014-05)
An education in narratives
I argue for a broad education in narratives as a way to address several problems found in moral psychology and social cognition. First, an education in narratives will address a common problem of narrowness or lack of ...
You and I, Robot
I address a number of issues related to building an autonomous social robot. I review different approaches to social cognition and ask how these different approaches may inform the design of social robots. I argue that ...
The socially extended mind
I argue that social institutions, such as the legal system, educational and cultural institutions, and even science itself understood as an institution, can contribute to and even be constitutive of cognition. I review ...
The brain as part of an enactive system
The notion of an enactive system requires thinking about the brain in a way that is different from the standard computationalrepresentational models. In evolutionary terms, the brain does what it does and is the way that ...
What can phenomenology tell us about social cognition?
(Mentis Verlag, 2013-06)
Ambiguity in the sense of agency
A pattern theory of self
I argue for a pattern theory of self as a useful way to organize an interdisciplinary approach to discussions of what constitutes a self. According to the pattern theory, a self is constituted by a number of characteristic ...