Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Extraterrestrial Cognition and Sensoria Fiction

Calling all Hammerheads!
Dear Hammerheads,

For a Philosophy & SciFi class I'm piloting spring semester, I'm seeking recommendations of sci fi, preferably short, that depicts either extraterrestrial cognition or extraterrestrial phenomenology.

What's good? Whatchoogot?

Cheers,

Pete

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Strawson and Evans Videos on Truth

Oxford philosophers P F Strawson and Gareth Evans talk about Truth, in 1973.

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Part 2 of 2:

Friday, November 2, 2012

Special issue on Embodied Social Cognition

Phenomenology and the Cognitive SciencesVolume 11 Number 4 

In this issue:
Introduction to debates on embodied social cognition
Shannon Spaulding
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Implicit mindreading and embodied cognition
J. Robert Thompson
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On the role of social interaction in social cognition: a mechanistic alternative to enactivism
Mitchell Herschbach
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Unlikely allies: embodied social cognition and the intentional stance
Tadeusz Wieslaw Zawidzki
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Action, mindreading and embodied social cognition
Joshua Shepherd
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Embodying the False-Belief Tasks
Michael Wilby
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Dynamic Embodied Cognition
Leon C. de Bruin & Lena K√§stner
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Mirror systems and simulation: a neo-empiricist interpretation
John Michael
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Reenactment: an embodied cognition approach to meaning and linguistic content
Sergeiy Sandler
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Gestural sense-making: hand gestures as intersubjective linguistic enactments
Elena Cuffari
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