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The bounds of cognition

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Abstract:

Recent work in cognitive science has suggested that there are actual cases in which cognitive processes extend in the physical world beyond the bounds of the brain and the body. We argue that, while transcranial cognition may be both a logical and a nomological possibility, no case has been made for its current existence. In other words, we defend a form of contingent intracranialism about the cognitive.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09515080120033571

Affiliations: 1: Department of Philosophy, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716 2: Department of Philosophy, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA 71134

Publication date: 2001-03-01

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