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Mind in Life

Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674057517

Publication Date: 09/30/2010

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568 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 color illustrations, 12 line illustrations, 2 tables

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • I. The Enactive Approach
    • 1. Cognitive Science and Human Experience
    • 2. The Phenomenological Connection
    • 3. Autonomy and Emergence
    • 4. The Structure of Behavior
  • II. Life in Mind
    • 5. Autopoiesis: The Organization of the Living
    • 6. Life and Mind: The Philosophy of the Organism
    • 7. Laying Down a Path in Walking: Development and Evolution
  • III. Consciousness in Life
    • 8. Life Beyond the Gap
    • 9. Sensorimotor Subjectivity
    • 10. Look Again: Consciousness and Mental Imagery
    • 11. Temporality and the Living Present
    • 12. Primordial Dynamism: Emotion and Valence
    • 13. Empathy and Enculturation
  • Appendix 1: Husserl and Cognitive Science
  • Appendix 2: Emergence and the Problem of Downward Causation
  • References

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2009 Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize
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