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CC #33: Language as Bodily Gesture: From Perception and Action to Speech

Start Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
End Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Location: New York, NY 10016
Description: Consciousness Club 33 Language as Bodily Gesture From Perception and Action to Speech Speaker Hayden Kee Fordham University Abstract Embodied theories of the mind emphasize the centrality of action and perception in experience and cognition. A challenge for such approaches is to explain how our higher-order cognitive achievements, such as abstract thought and imagination, can be understood starting from more basic bodily abilities. The solution, I propose, may be as simple or complex as learning ...
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Posted: Thursday, April 5, 2018