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By Alfonsina Scarinzi

ISBN-10: 9401793786

ISBN-13: 9789401793780

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The undertaking of naturalizing human consciousness/experience has made nice technical strides (e.g., in mapping components of mind activity), yet has been hampered in lots of circumstances through its uncritical reliance on a dualistic “Cartesian” paradigm (though as a few of the authors within the assortment indicate, assumptions drawn from Plato and from Kant additionally play a role). the current quantity proposes a model of naturalism in aesthetics drawn from American pragmatism (above all from Dewey, but in addition from James and Peirce)—one primed from the beginning to work out people not just as embodied, yet as inseparable from the surroundings they have interaction with—and presents a discussion board for authors from assorted disciplines to handle particular clinical and philosophical concerns in the anti-dualistic framework contemplating aesthetic adventure as a means of embodied meaning-making. Cross-disciplinary contributions come from best researchers together with Mark Johnson, Jim Garrison, Daniel D. Hutto, John T. Haworth, Luca F. Ticini, Beatriz Calvo-Merino.

The quantity covers pragmatist aesthetics, neuroaesthetics, enactive cognitive technology, literary stories, psychology of aesthetics, artwork and layout, sociology.

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