The Embodied Mind

The Embodied Mind : Cognitive Science and Human Experience

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 454g
  • MIT Press
  • Cambridge, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 34 figures; 34 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0262720213
  • 9780262720212
  • 163,534

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" An important book with wideranging implications for the construction of subjectivity in the Western tradition. Moreover, it is engagingly written, presenting difficult ideas and complex research programs with grace, lucidity, and style. -- N. Katherine Hayles, American Book Review
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About Francisco J. Varela

Eleanor Rosch is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley.
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