Readings

These are the principal topics from which the module will draw.  Articles prefixed by an asterisk (*) are central and should be considered mandatory reading.

  1. Cognitivism
  2. Extended Mind
  3. Embodiment
  4. Biosemiotics
  5. Ecological Psychology
  6. Active Perception
  7. Mind & Life 1: Biogenic approaches
  8. Mind & Life 2: Sociality
  9. Inhabiting
  10. Objectivity
  11. Joint Speech
  12. Science, epistemology, and the soul

Further Reading

Here are some rich sources of further reading:

The traditions of enaction and ecological psychology have a tortuous history. Agreeing on many of the criticisms levied at cognitivism, they nonetheless remain distinct traditions whose relation is the subject of much debate. Here is a special issue of Frontiers with 31 articles exploring the contrasts, complementarities, conundrums and confusions relating the two traditions.

The 4E label has been gaining a lot of traction. Here is an issue of the Journal for the Philosophy of Mind, Language and the Arts devoted to 4E Cognition: Aesthetics, Ecology and Beyond.

Past topics

  1. Languaging
  2. Distributed Cognition
  3. Anthropology
  4. Dialogism
  5. Further Reading