Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making: Making Sense of Non-Sense

Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making: Making Sense of Non-Sense

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Enactive Cognition at the Edge of Sense-Making: Making Sense of Non-Sense by M. Cappucio

The enactive approach replaces the classical computer metaphor of mind with emphasis on embodiment and social interaction as the sources of our goals and concerns. Researchers from a range of disciplines unite to address the challenge of how to account for the more uniquely human aspects of cognition, including the abstract and the nonsensical.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349472987
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Beaton, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Michel Bitbol, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Anthony Chemero, University of Cincinnati, USA
Elena Clare Cuffari, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Natalie Depraz, University of Rouen (ERIAC), France
Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, the Basque Science Foundation, Spain
Daria Dibitonto, Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Dobromir Dotov, Université Montpellier-1, France
Juan C. González, Morelos State University (UAEM), Mexico
David A. Leavens, University of Sussex, UK
Michele Merritt, Arkansas State University, USA
Wilson Shearin, University of Miami, USA
William Michael Short, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA
John Stewart, Technological University of Compiègne, France
Alistair Welchman, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Foreword to Making Sense of Non-Sense; Ezequiel A. Di Paolo 1. Introduction to Making Sense of Non-Sense; Massimiliano Cappuccio and Tom Froese PART I: THEORY AND METHOD 2. Breaking the Perception-Action Cycle: Experimental Phenomenology of Non-Sense and its Implications for Theories of Perception and Movement Science ; Dobromir G. Dotov and Anthony Chemero 3. Making Sense of Non-Sense in Physics: The Quantum Koan; Michel Bitbol 4. The Plight of the Sense-Making Ape; David A. Leavens 5. Immune Self and Non-Sense; John Stewart PART II: EXPERIENCE AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 6. The Surprise of Non-Sense; Natalie Depraz 7. Learning to Perceive What we do not yet Understand: Letting the World Guide us; Michael Beaton 8. No Non-Sense Without Imagination: Schizophrenic Delusion as Reified Imaginings Unchallengeable by Perception; Daria Dibitonto PART III: LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 9. On Being Mindful About Misunderstandings in Languaging: Making Sense of Non-Sense as the Way to Sharing Linguistic Meaning; Elena Clare Cuffari 10. Deleuze and the Enaction of Non-sense; William Michael Short, Wilson H. Shearin and Alistair Welchman 11. Traditional Shamanism as Embodied Expertise on Sense and Non-Sense; Juan C. González 12. Making (Non)sense of Gender; Michele Merritt Index

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