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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Extended cognition and the metaphysics of mind
Author(s): Drayson, Zoe
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Keywords: Extended cognition
Extended mind
Issue Date: Dec-2010
Date Deposited: 4-Mar-2014
Citation: Drayson Z (2010) Extended cognition and the metaphysics of mind. Cognitive Systems Research, 11 (4), pp. 367-377.
Abstract: Advocates of the ‘extended mind' - the claim that cognitive processes can and do extend outside the head - have generally had little to say on the metaphysics of mind, preferring to concentrate on the explanatory role which extended cognition can play in empirical cognitive science research. Recently, however, claims have been made about the relationship between extended cognition and traditional functionalism in the philosophy of mind. In this paper I explore these claims and suggest a way of clarifying the debate.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.cogsys.2010.05.002
Rights: Published in Cognitive Systems Research by Elsevier; Elsevier believes that individual authors should be able to distribute their accepted author manuscripts for their personal voluntary needs and interests, e.g. posting to their websites or their institution’s repository, e-mailing to colleagues. The Elsevier Policy is as follows: Authors retain the right to use the accepted author manuscript for personal use, internal institutional use and for permitted scholarly posting provided that these are not for purposes of commercial use or systematic distribution. An "accepted author manuscript" is the author’s version of the manuscript of an article that has been accepted for publication and which may include any author-incorporated changes suggested through the processes of submission processing, peer review, and editor-author communications.

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