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Distributed cognition in Medieval and Renaissance culture

Author: Miranda Anderson; Michael Wheeler
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, [2019]
Series: Edinburgh history of distributed cognition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This collection brings together 14 essays by international specialists in Medieval and Renaissance culture to bring recent insights from cognitive science and philosophy of mind to bear on how cognition was seen as distributed across brain, body and world between the 9th and 17th centuries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Distributed cognition in Medieval and Renaissance culture.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press Ltd, [2019]
(DLC) 2019285677
(OCoLC)1039907640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda Anderson; Michael Wheeler
ISBN: 9781474438155 1474438156 9781474438162 1474438164
OCLC Number: 1147875223
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 364 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture --
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Series Preface --
Colour Plates --
1 Distributed Cognition and the Humanities --
2 Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Studies --
3 Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition --
4 Horse-Riding Storytellers and Distributed Cognition in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales --
5 Cognitive Ecology and the Idea of Nation in Late-Medieval Scotland: The Flyting of William Dunbar and Walter Kennedy 6 The Mead of Poetry: Old Norse Poetry as a Mind-Altering Substance --
7 Enculturated, Embodied, Social: Medieval Drama and Cognitive Integration --
8 Ben Jonson and the Limits of Distributed Cognition --
9 Masked Interaction: The Case for an Enactive View of Commedia dell'Arte (and the Italian Renaissance) --
10 Thinking with the Hand: The Practice of Drawing in Renaissance Italy --
11 The Medieval (Music) Book: A Multimodal Cognitive Artefact --
12 Distributed Cognition, Improvisation and the Performing Arts in early Modern Europe 13 Pierced with Passion: Brains, Bodies and Worlds in Early Modern Texts --
14 Metaphors They Lived By: The Language of Early Modern Intersubjectivity --
15 'Le Sigh': Enactive and Psychoanalytic Insights into Medieval and Renaissance Paralanguage --
16 'The adding of artificial organs to the natural': Extended and Distributed Cognition in Robert Hooke's Methodology --
Notes on Contributors --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Edinburgh history of distributed cognition.
Responsibility: edited by Miranda Anderson and Michael Wheeler.

Abstract:

This collection brings together 14 essays by international specialists in Medieval and Renaissance culture to bring recent insights from cognitive science and philosophy of mind to bear on how cognition was seen as distributed across brain, body and world between the 9th and 17th centuries.

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