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Embodiment, Consciousness, and the Massively Representational Mind

Rupert, Robert

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In this paper, I claim that extant empirical data do not support a radically embodied understanding of the mind but, instead, suggest (along with a variety of other results) a massively representational view. According to this massively representational view, the brain is rife with representations that possess overlapping and redundant content, and many of these represent other mental representations or derive their content from them. Moreover, many behavioral phenomena associated with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26438
Source: Philosophical Topics
DOI: .5840/philtopics201139116

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