The Philosophy of Affordances (New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science)


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The Philosophy of Affordances (PDF) is the primary monograph absolutely devoted to analyzing the philosophical elements of affordances. The thought of affordance; coined and developed in the sphere of ecological psychology; explains the probabilities for motion accessible in the surroundings. This distinctive work offers a scientific method to the important thing philosophical options of affordances; like their ontological characterization; their affiliation to normative practices; and the idea of company that follows from viewing affordances as key objects of notion; whereas additionally providing an modern philosophical characterization of affordances as dispositional properties.

This ebook; The Philosophy of Affordances evaluates the consequences {that a} correct understanding of affordances has for the philosophy of thoughts and the cognitive sciences; and intends to accentuate the dialogue between philosophy and ecological psychology in which each self-discipline advantages from the instruments and insights of the opposite.

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Manuel Heras-Escribano


Palgrave Macmillan; 1st edition










3319988298; 3319988301


9783319988290/ 9783319988306

Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter ….Pages i-xi
Introduction (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 1-16
Ecological Psychology (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 17-60
The Ontology of Affordances (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 61-89
The Normativity of Affordances (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 91-114
Toward an Ecological Approach to Agency (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 115-145
Ecological Information and Perceptual Content (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 147-162
New Challenges for Ecological Psychology (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 163-190
Epilogue (Manuel Heras-Escribano)….Pages 191-212
Back Matter ….Pages 213-232

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