Doing Your Mind

Research, comments and musings about active minds.

October, 2009

Getting our labels straight.

The word “enaction” has seen a much greater success and more widespread appearance in the literature than the enactive approach itself. This serves as a source of potential confusion for people getting acquainted with these ideas in the first place, as they read one renowned author discuss their enactive account of perception (NoĆ«, 2005), before […]

Relativity versus selectivity in the enactive approach

Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please; they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given, and transmitted from the past. While reading Harry Heft’s Ecological Psychology in Context I came across this quotation by Marx. The gist of this […]