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Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027201-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
... specifically, the second observation asks if new materialism, as Hayles claims, conspicuously ignores conscious cognition. The third observation outlines a Whiteheadian nonconscious, intended to upset the anthropocentricism that arguably persists in theories of embodiment. The discussion concludes by examining...
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By Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... embodied cognition situated knowledge disability cyborg feminist epistemologies ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... experience as the basis for perception and knowledge. By insisting upon the epistemic significance of embodiment, they each treat cognition (or the mind) as situated. But in naturalized philosophy, theories of embodied cognition often try to account for epistemic universals. This focus ignores the ways...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
.... Using an interpretive model that synthesizes perspectives from embodied cognition and phenomenology, the chapter argues that visceral reactions prevalent in both positive and negative assessments of free jazz can be attributed in large part to the radical vocal-mimetic demands of this particularly...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... perspectives from embodied cognition and phenomenology, the chapter argues that visceral reactions prevalent in both positive and negative assessments of free jazz can be attributed in large part to the radical vocal-mimetic demands of this particularly strident, noisy timbral quality. Gender and race...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... patterns are racialized and produce class, the embodied nature of work needs to be incorporated into the theorization of cognitive labor from the outset. Germany migration cognitive labor autonomist Marxism ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...-latency telecommunications. Moreover, issues related to latency suggest that embodiment and disembodiment are deeply connected to a persistent desire to reinscribe telematics in the cognitive modes of traditional, in-the-same-room performance. Telematics improvisation Afrological microtiming ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374374-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7437-4
... Mirror neuron research seeks to explain the human capacity for intersubjectivity and empathy in terms of automatic, neurophysiological processes that occur before higher-level cognition or propositional thinking. By comparing multiple accounts of mirror neurons, this chapter shows how...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
...Technology and Embodiment This chapter explores the experience of improvisation as a process of listening that is first accessed by the nonverbal body and later understood by the verbal brain. A comparison is drawn between the time delay between evoked potentials and cognition (Libet...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter draws from ethnographic and cognitive-historical studies of laboratories in the bioengineering sciences to examine how cognition and culture are intimately entwined in research practices. It focuses on the hybrid physical simulation models (“devices”) through which biomedical...
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 30 September 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2720-1
...The Matter of Experience, or, Reminding Consciousness of Its Necessary Modesty This chapter begins with theoretically contested notions of the neurological nonconscious that have produced two differently oriented strands in the posthumanities: a remodeled cognitive theoretical framework...
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391388-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9138-8