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Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Sciences

(Original title: Filozofia mysle a kognitívne vedy)
Filozofia, 48 (1993), 10, 601-609.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

In the article two approaches to the relation between mind and external world are discussed: interiorism, which sees mental states as representational ones, and which deals first of all with the mechanisms of internal processes enabling representation. The alternative approach - enactive approach - sees this relation as that between an agent and his environment, its object of inquiry being various possible modes of situatedness. The theory of cognitive categorisation is described as an attempt to find a middle way between these two alternatives.

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