The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience (Google eBook)

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MIT Press, Nov 13, 1992 - Psychology - 328 pages
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The Embodied Mind provides a unique, sophisticated treatment of the spontaneous and reflective dimension of human experience. The authors argue that only by having a sense of common ground between mind in Science and mind in experience can our understanding of cognition be more complete. Toward that end, they develop a dialogue between cognitive science and Buddhist meditative psychology and situate it in relation to other traditions such as phenomenology and psychoanalysis.
  

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User Review  - David Laurin - Goodreads

Will change how you think. Literally will change what you think thinking is. Read full review

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User Review  - William Staudenmaier - Goodreads

Excellent paradigm for the study of human thought, reflection, and action. Superb ground for deep exploration of experience. Describes in detail the capacities for letting go, reflecting, re-engaging ... Read full review

Contents

What Is Cognitive Science?
4
The Breakdown of Phenomenology
18
Experimentation and Experiential Analysis
31
Cognitivism and Human Experience
48
4
59
Momentariness and the Brain
72
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85
Exeunt the Symbols
98
8
147
Cognition as Embodied Action
172
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185
Lessons from Evolution as Natural Drift
200
10
217
11
237
Appendix
255
Appendix C
256

Basic Element Analysis
117
Minding the World
130
Steps to a Middle Way
143

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