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The Resource Distributed cognition and the will : individual volition and social context, edited by Don Ross [and others]

Distributed cognition and the will : individual volition and social context, edited by Don Ross [and others]

Label
Distributed cognition and the will : individual volition and social context
Title
Distributed cognition and the will
Title remainder
individual volition and social context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Don Ross [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Philosophers and behavioral scientists discuss what, if anything, of the traditional concept of individual conscious will can survive recent scientific discoveries that human decision-making is distributed across different brain processes and through the social environment. Recent scientific findings about human decision making would seem to threaten the traditional concept of the individual conscious will. The will is threatened from "below" by the discovery that our apparently spontaneous actions are actually controlled and initiated from below the level of our conscious awareness, and from "above" by the recognition that we adapt our actions according to social dynamics of which we are seldom aware. In Distributed Cognition and the Will, leading philosophers and behavioral scientists consider how much, if anything, of the traditional concept of the individual conscious will survives these discoveries, and they assess the implications for our sense of freedom and responsibility. The contributors all take science seriously, and they are inspired by the idea that apparent threats to the cogency of the idea of will might instead become the basis of its reemergence as a scientific subject. They consider macro-scale issues of society and culture, the micro-scale dynamics of the mind/brain, and connections between macro-scale and micro-scale phenomena in the self-guidance and self-regulation of personal behavior. ContributorsGeorge Ainslie, Wayne Christensen, Andy Clark, Paul Sheldon Davies, Daniel C. Dennett, Lawrence A. Lengbeyer, Dan Lloyd, Philip Pettit, Don Ross, Tamler Sommers, Betsy Sparrow, Mariam Thalos, Jeffrey B. Vancouver, Daniel M. Wegner, Tadeusz W. Zawidzki
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
128/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BJ1461
LC item number
.D57 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ross, Don
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Will
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Distributed cognition
  • S
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Distributed cognition
  • Will
  • Vrije wil
  • Bewustzijnsverruiming
  • Cognitieve processen
  • Handlung
  • Wille
  • Will
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Distributed cognition
Label
Distributed cognition and the will : individual volition and social context, edited by Don Ross [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Bradford book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Don Ross -- The puzzle of coaction / Daniel M. Wegner and Betsy Sparrow -- What kind of agent are we? : a naturalistic framework for the study of human agency / Paul Sheldon Davies -- The illusion of freedom evolves / Tamler Sommers -- Neuroscience and agent-control / Philip Pettit -- My body has a mind of its own / Daniel C. Dennett -- Soft selves and ecological control / Andy Clark -- The sources of behavior : towards a naturalistic, control account of agency / Mariam Thalos -- Thought experiments that explore where controlled experiments can't : the example of will / George Ainslie -- The economic and evolutionary basis of selves / Don Ross -- Situated cognition : the perspect model / Lawrence Lengbeyer -- The evolutionary origins of volition / Wayne Christensen -- What determines the self in self-regulation? applied psychology's struggle with will / Jeffrey B. Vancouver and Tadeusz W. Zawidzki -- Civil schizophrenia / Dan Lloyd
Control code
170968073
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 369 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429492423
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 7463
  • 9780262282635
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170968073
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Distributed cognition and the will : individual volition and social context, edited by Don Ross [and others]
Publication
Note
"A Bradford book."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Don Ross -- The puzzle of coaction / Daniel M. Wegner and Betsy Sparrow -- What kind of agent are we? : a naturalistic framework for the study of human agency / Paul Sheldon Davies -- The illusion of freedom evolves / Tamler Sommers -- Neuroscience and agent-control / Philip Pettit -- My body has a mind of its own / Daniel C. Dennett -- Soft selves and ecological control / Andy Clark -- The sources of behavior : towards a naturalistic, control account of agency / Mariam Thalos -- Thought experiments that explore where controlled experiments can't : the example of will / George Ainslie -- The economic and evolutionary basis of selves / Don Ross -- Situated cognition : the perspect model / Lawrence Lengbeyer -- The evolutionary origins of volition / Wayne Christensen -- What determines the self in self-regulation? applied psychology's struggle with will / Jeffrey B. Vancouver and Tadeusz W. Zawidzki -- Civil schizophrenia / Dan Lloyd
Control code
170968073
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 369 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429492423
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 7463
  • 9780262282635
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170968073
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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