Living Ways of Sense Making

Philosophy Today 55 (Supplement):114-123 (2011)
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Abstract

Evan Thompson’s paper has four parts. First, he says more about what he means when he asks, “what is living?” Second, he presents his way of answering this question, which is that living is sense-making in precarious conditions. Third, he responds to Welton’s considerations about what he calls the “affective entrainment” of the living being by the environment. Finally, he addresses Protevi’s remarks about panpsychism

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Evan Thompson
University of British Columbia