The Bounds of Cognition
February 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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2 Refining the Issues.
2.1 What are the Boundaries?
2.2 What is Cognition?
2.3 The Possibility of Extended Cognition.
3 Original Content.
3.1 Part of the Mark of the Cognitive: Non-Derived Content.
3.2 The Basics on Derived and Underived Content.
3.3 Dennett’s Critique of Original Content.
3.4 Clark’s Critique of Original Content.
3.5 Anti-Representationalism in Dynamical Systems and Mobile Robotics.
4 Cognitive Processes.
4.1 Individuating Process Types in Science.
4.2 Individuating Processes in Cognitive Psychology.
4.3 A Broader Category of Cognition.
5 The Mark of the Cognitive, Extended Cognition Style.
5.1 Cognition as Information Processing, as Computation, and as Abiding in the Meaningful.
5.3 Is This Merely a Terminological Issue?
6 The Coupling-Constitution Fallacy.
6.1 Some Examples of the Coupling-Constitution Fallacy.
6.2 Replies to the Coupling-Constitution Fallacy.
7 Extended Cognitive Systems and Extended Cognitive Processes.
7.1 Dynamical Systems Theory and Coupling.
7.2 Haugeland’s Theory of Systems and the Coupling of Components.
7.3 Clark’s Theories of Systems and Coupling.
8 Cognitive Equivalence, Complementarity, and Evolution.
8.1 Cognitive Equivalence.
8.2 The Complementarity Argument.
8.3 Evolutionary Arguments.
8.4 Conclusion: The Importance of the Mark of the Cognitive.
9 Inference to the Best Explanation and Extended Cognition.
9.1 What is the Theory of Enactive Perception?
9.2 Noë’s Evidence for Enactive Perception.
9.3 The Case against Enactive Perception: Paralysis.
10 Future Directions.