Cambridge University Press (1999)

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Mark Rowlands
University of Miami
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In this book, Mark Rowlands challenges the Cartesian view of the mind as a self-contained monadic entity, and offers in its place a radical externalist or environmentalist model of cognitive processes. Cognition is not something done exclusively in the head, but fundamentally something done in the world. Drawing on both evolutionary theory and a detailed examination of the processes involved in perception, memory, thought and language use, Rowlands argues that cognition is, in part, a process whereby creatures manipulate and exploit relevant objects in their environment. It is not simply an internal process of information processing; equally significantly, it is an external process of information processing. This innovative book provides a foundation for an unorthodox but increasingly popular view of the nature of cognition.
Keywords Philosophy of mind  Mind and body  Cognition  Externalism (Philosophy of mind
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Call number BD418.3.R78 1999
ISBN(s) 9780521049795   9780521652742   9780511583261   052165274X   0521049792
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