Acting on (bodily) experience

Psyche 15 (1):82 - 99 (2009)
Abstract
The complexities of bodily experience are outlined; its spatial phenomenology is specified as the explanatory target. The mereological structure of body representation is discussed; it is claimed that global spatial representations of the body are not necessary, as structural features of the actual body can be exploited in partial internal representation. The spatial structure of bodily experience is discussed; a structural affordance theory is introduced; it is claimed that bodily experience and subpersonal representation have action-orientated content; and that egocentric terms continue to make sense in application to bodily experience.
Keywords Egocentric  Spatial content  Bodily sensation  Affordance  Consciousness
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