Distributed cognition and the humanities

Miranda Anderson, Michael Wheeler, Mark Sprevak

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The general introduction, which is replicated across all four volumes, aims to orientate readers unfamiliar with this area of research. It provides an overview of the different approaches within distributed cognition and discussion of the value of a distributed cognitive approach to the humanities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDistributed Cognition in Classical Antiquity
EditorsMiranda Anderson, Douglas Cairns, Mark Sprevak
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781474429740
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018

Publication series

NameThe Edinburgh History of Distributed Cognition Series
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


  • distributed cognition
  • embodied cognition
  • extended mind
  • extended cognition
  • enactivism
  • philosophy of mind
  • cognitive science
  • humanities


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