Inquiry 53 (2):183-207 (2010)
|Abstract||Within philosophy there is not yet an integrative account of unreflective skillful action. As a starting point, contributions would be required from philosophers from both the analytic and continental traditions. Starting from the McDowell-Dreyfus debate, shared Aristotelian-Wittgensteinian common ground is identified. McDowell and Dreyfus agree about the importance of embodied skills, situation-specific discernment and responsiveness to relevant affordances. This sheds light on the embodied and situated nature of adequate unreflective action and provides a starting point for the development of an account that does justice to insights from both philosophical traditions|
|Keywords||Embodied Cognition Relevant Affordances Skillful Unreflective Action Dreyfus Wittgenstein McDowell Aristotle|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Michael Brownstein (2010). Conceptuality and Practical Action: A Critique of Charles Taylor's Verstehen Social Theory. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 40 (1):59-83.
David Couzens Hoy (1995). Skillful Solidarity. Inquiry 38 (1 & 2):65 – 74.
Joseph T. Rouse (2005). Mind, Body, and World: Todes and McDowell on Bodies and Language. Inquiry 48 (1):38-61.
Hubert L. Dreyfus (2006). Overcoming the Myth of the Mental. Topoi 25 (1-2):43-49.
Jonathan Webber (2002). Doing Without Representation: Coping with Dreyfus. Philosophical Explorations 5 (1):82-88.
Pim Klaassen, Erik Rietveld & Julien Topal (2010). Inviting Complementary Perspectives on Situated Normativity in Everyday Life. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 9 (1):53-73.
Erik Rietveld (forthcoming). Context-Switching and Responsiveness to Real Relevance. In Julian Kiverstein & Michael Wheeler (eds.), Heidegger and Cognitive Science. Palgrave.
John Mcdowell (2007). What Myth? Inquiry 50 (4):338 – 351.
Erik Rietveld (2008). Situated Normativity: The Normative Aspect of Embodied Cognition in Unreflective Action. Mind 117 (468):973-1001.
Gabriel Gottlieb (2011). Unreflective Action and the Argument From Speed. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92 (3):338-362.
Added to index2010-04-07
Total downloads213 ( #1,144 of 556,888 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #16,193 of 556,888 )
How can I increase my downloads?