Dimensions of mind

Richard Menary
Macquarie University
In their papers for this issue, Sterelny and Sutton provide a dimensional analysis of some of the ways in which mental and cognitive activities take place in the world. I add two further dimensions, a dimension of manipulation and of transformation. I also discuss the explanatory dimensions that we might use to explain these cases
Keywords Cognition  Integration  Manipulation thesis  Cognitive transformation  Body schema  Epistemic action  Cognitive practices  Cognitive niche
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DOI 10.1007/s11097-010-9186-7
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How the Body Shapes the Mind.Shaun Gallagher - 2005 - Oxford University Press UK.
A Sensorimotor Account of Vision and Visual Consciousness.J. Kevin O'Regan & Alva Noë - 2001 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (5):883-917.
Minds: Extended or Scaffolded? [REVIEW]Kim Sterelny - 2010 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 9 (4):465-481.

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