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Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Miranda Anderson, George Rousseau, and Michael Wheeler


This collection brings together eleven essays by international specialists in Romantic and Enlightenment culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and the cognitive humanities. The essays revitalise our reading of Romantic and Enlightenment works in the fields of archaeology, history, drama, literature, art, philosophy, science and medicine, by bringing to bear recent insights in cognitive science and philosophy of mind on the ways in which cognition is distributed across brain, body and world. The volume makes evident the ways in which the part ... More

Keywords: distributed cognition, extended cognition, enactivism, embodied cognition, Enlightenment, Romanticism, long eighteenth century, cognitive humanities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474442282
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Miranda Anderson, editor
University of Stirling

George Rousseau, editor
Royal Historical Society

Michael Wheeler, editor
University of Stirling

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