Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction 1: Consciousnesslo and Essential Embodiment I: The Basics 2: Consciousnesslo and Essential Embodiment II: Types and Structures 3: Essentially Embodied Agency I: Actions, Causes, Reasons 4: Essentially Embodied Agency II: Guidance and Trying 5: Essentially Embodied Agency III: Emotive Causation 6: The Metaphysics of Agency I: The Problem of Mental Causation 7: The Metaphysics of Agency II: And How to Solve It 8: The Metaphysics of Agency III: Where the Action Is Bibliography
Robert Hanna is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of Kant and the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy (OUP, 2001), Kant, Science, and Human Nature (OUP, 2006), and Rationality and Logic (MIT, 2006). Michelle Maiese is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Emmanuel College, Boston. Her research focuses on issues in philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, and the emotions.
My skepticism is mixed with admiration (and occasional awe) for the
philosophical gestalt switch this book aims to produce in its
readers * David Robb, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *
Embodied Minds in Action is an ambitious and broad book that achieves the development of a comprehensive and detailed theory of the embodied mind and intentional action. It is recommendable for those who are interested in the philosophy of mind, and essential for those doing research in the field of embodied mind. * Analitica: Journal of Philosophy. *