Review Essay: Thinking avant la lettre: A Review of 4E Cognition

New Open Access Article by James Carney

This work was supported by a fellowship from the Wellcome Trust awarded to the author, grant number 205493/Z/19/A.

Abstract: The “4E” approach to cognition argues that cognition does not occur solely in the head, but is also embodied, embedded, enacted, or extended by way of extra-cranial processes and structures. Though very much in vogue, 4E cognition has received relatively few critical evaluations. By reflecting on two recent collections, this article reviews the 4E paradigm with a view to assessing its strengths and weaknesses. Read Full Article Here →