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'The Whole Hurly-Burly': Wittgenstein and Embodied Cognition

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While typically ignored by the cognitive sciences, Wittgenstein's later work provides those defending embodied cognition (EC) with essential philosophical tools that serve to strengthen the argument against cognitivism. Cognition, as Wittgenstein's work demonstrates, is not simply a matter of disembodied intellect, but is actional, time-pressured, body-based, and dependent on the larger environment.

Document Type: Research Article

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Publication date: 2013-01-01

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