Presentation on theme: "Embodiment and Enactivism Cognitive Computing; 2012+ 0. INTRODUCTION See: Professor Mark Bishop."— Presentation transcript:
Embodiment and Enactivism Cognitive Computing; INTRODUCTION See: Professor Mark Bishop
01/04/2014Bishop: Embodiment and Enactivism2 Reading list (autumn 2012) Essential texts: Chemro, A., (2006), Radical Embodied Cognitive Science, MIT Press, ISBN In this challenging, wide-ranging, and truly provocative treatment, Anthony Chemero presents a vision of cognition in which unified animal-environment systems take centre stage, and in which complex couplings un-chaperoned by internal representation are the stuff of which minds are made. Secondary texts: Noe, A., (2010), Out of our heads, Hill & Wang, ISBN
01/04/2014Bishop: Embodiment and Enactivism3 Anthony Chemero, Radical Embodied Cognitive Science W1:Introduction to course; Bish W2:SESSION CANCELLED W3:In praise of Dr. Fodor; Stage setting"; Bish (summary); "Hegel, Behe, Cholmsky, Fodor"; Bish (summary) W4:"Embodied cognition and radical embodied cognition"; Monica (summary); Stephen (background); W5:"Theories of representation"; Emily (summary); Sandy (background); W6 READING WEEK W7:"The dynamical stance"; Guy (summary); Asei (background) W8:SESSION CANCELLED W9:"Guides to discovery"; Guy (summary); Monica (Background) W10:"Information and direct perception" Stephen (summary); "Affordances" Asei (summary); W11:"Neurophilosophy meets radical embodied cognitive science"; Emily (summary); The metaphysics of radical embodiment; Coda; Bish (summary)
01/04/2014Bishop: Embodiment and Enactivism4 Assessment Over the eleven week term you will: Lead research seminars on (a) a chapter from Chemero's book,Radical Embodied Cognitive Science and (b) material related to a chapter from Chemero's book. Write an extended (~3,000 word) researched essay (by end autumn term), The role of the body in ecological cognition demonstrating appropriate background research. I.e. Is a body necessary for ecological cognition; what is strong and weak embodiment? The relationship between ecological cognition and embodiment and enactivism etc.