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Book review: Enaction: toward a new paradigm for cognitive science

Journal Article


Abstract


  • [extract] ‘‘The aim of this book is to present the paradigm of enaction [emphasis added] as a

    framework for a far-reaching renewal of cognitive science as a whole’’ (p. vii). This is

    an ambitious project, although one that has enjoyed an explosion of activity and

    interest in the last twenty years. Sometimes referred to as ‘‘4E Cognition,’’ this

    paradigm shift in cognitive science is a movement focusing on the ramifications of

    embodied, embedded, extended, and enactive issues to the questions of the ontological

    constitution of cognition and the epistemological constitution of cognitive science.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Kirchhoff, M. D. (2013). Book review: Enaction: toward a new paradigm for cognitive science. Philosophical Psychology, 26 (1), 163-167.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 163

End Page


  • 167

Volume


  • 26

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • [extract] ‘‘The aim of this book is to present the paradigm of enaction [emphasis added] as a

    framework for a far-reaching renewal of cognitive science as a whole’’ (p. vii). This is

    an ambitious project, although one that has enjoyed an explosion of activity and

    interest in the last twenty years. Sometimes referred to as ‘‘4E Cognition,’’ this

    paradigm shift in cognitive science is a movement focusing on the ramifications of

    embodied, embedded, extended, and enactive issues to the questions of the ontological

    constitution of cognition and the epistemological constitution of cognitive science.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Kirchhoff, M. D. (2013). Book review: Enaction: toward a new paradigm for cognitive science. Philosophical Psychology, 26 (1), 163-167.

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 163

End Page


  • 167

Volume


  • 26

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom