Extended epistemology

Carter, J Adam, Clark, Andy, Kallestrup, Jesper, Palermos, S Orestis and Pritchard, Duncan (2018) Extended epistemology. Oxford University Press, Oxon, pp. 1-362. ISBN 9780198769811

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Abstract

One of the most important research programs in contemporary cognitive science is that of extended cognition. In this area of study, features of a subject’s cognitive environment can, in certain conditions, become constituent parts of the cognitive process itself. The aim of this volume is to explore the epistemological ramifications of this idea. The book brings together papers written by a range of distinguished and emerging academics, from a variety of different perspectives, to investigate the very idea of an extended epistemology. The first part of the volume explores foundational issues with regard to an extended epistemology as well as from a critical perspective. The second part of the volume examines the applications of this idea, and the new theoretical directions that it might take us. These include the relevance of Chinese philosophy, the ethical ramifications of extended epistemology, and its import to the epistemology of education, moral ethics, and emerging digital technologies.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Philosophy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Depositing User: Paige Thompson
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2019 13:03
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2019 13:03
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/82326
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