The boundaries still stand: A reply to fisher

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In his recent critical notice of The Bounds of Cognition in this journal, Justin Fisher advances a set of concerns that favor the hypothesis that, under certain circumstances, cognitive processes span the brain, body, and world. One is that it is too much to require that representations in cognitive process must have non-derived content. A second is that it is possible that extended objects bear non-derived content. A third is that extended cognition might advocate the extension of certain general categories of cognition. A fourth is that Bounds misapplies Andy Clark and David Chalmers' so-called "parity principle." The purpose of this rejoinder is to show how Fisher's concerns can be, or have already been, addressed.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)37-47
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Mind and Behavior
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Dec 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)


  • Bounds of cognition
  • Extended cognition
  • Mark of the cognitive

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