Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension

Oxford University Press (2008)

Andy Clark
University of Edinburgh
In Supersizing the Mind, Andy Clark argues that the human mind is not bound inside the head but extends into body and environment.
Keywords Philosophy of mind  Mind and body  Distributed cognition
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Call number BD418.3.C532 2008
ISBN(s) 0199773688   0195333217   9780199773688
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