Knowing without Thinking: Mind, Action, Cognition and the Phenomenon of the Background by Z. RadmanKnowing without Thinking: Mind, Action, Cognition and the Phenomenon of the Background by Z. Radman

Knowing without Thinking: Mind, Action, Cognition and the Phenomenon of the Background

byZ. Radman

Hardcover | February 14, 2012

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A volume devoted explicitly to the subtle and multidimensional phenomenon of background knowing that has to be recognized as an important element of the triad mind-body-world. The essays are inspired by seminal works on the topic by Searle and Dreyfus, but also make significant contribution in bringing the discussion beyond the classical confines.
MASSIMILIANO CAPPUCCIO Post-doctoral researcher affiliated with the Neurophilosophy Lab of the State University of Milan, Italy HUBERT L. DREYFUS Professor of Philosophy atUniversity of California, Berkeley, USA SHAUN GALLAGHER holds the Moss Chair of Excellence in Philosophy at the University of Memphis, USA. He has secondary appointm...
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Title:Knowing without Thinking: Mind, Action, Cognition and the Phenomenon of the BackgroundFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.85 inPublished:February 14, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230285139

ISBN - 13:9780230285132

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; Z.Radman The Mystery of the Background qua Background; H.L.Dreyfus PART I: ECHOING SEARLE'S AND DREYFUS' VIEWS ON THE BACKGROUND Ground-Level Intelligence:Action-Oriented Representation and the Dynamics of the Background; M.Cappuccio & M.Wheeler Exposing the Background: Deep and Local; D.D.Hutto The Background as Intentional, Conscious, and Nonconceptual; M.Schmitz Social Cognition, the Chinese Room, and the Robot Replies; S.Gallagher Contesting John's Searle' Social Ontology: Institutions and Background; J.Margolis Music and the Background; D.Schmicking PART II: EXTENDED VIEWS ON THE BACKGROUND Implicit Precision; E.T.Gendlin Enkinaesthesia: The Essential Sensuous Background for Co-Agency; S.A.J.Stuart Steps Entailed in Foregrounding the Background: Taking the Challenge of Languaging Experience Seriously; M.Sheets-Johnstone The Body as Background: Pragmatism and Somasthetics; R.Shusterman The Background: A Tool of Potentiality; Z.Radman Embodied Technology as Implicit Knowledge of Modern Civilization; K.Mainzer Index