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mead on the field of action

For Mead, our actions are never isolated incidents nor are they explicable as such. Sounding like Heidegger or Merleau-Ponty, but emphasizing the neural basis of the act, he writes in Mind, Self, and Society¬†(p. 11): If one approaches a distant … Continue reading

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reading mead

In anticipation of reading some stuff by Andy Clark and Alva Noe, I picked up George Herbert Mead’s Mind, Self, and Society. Only a few pages in, the connections with Merleau-Ponty are already emerging. This is not surprising, given that … Continue reading

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