Recorded on Dec. 8, 2011 in the Ann & Richard Barshinger Center for Musical Arts. Anthony P. Chemero, associate professor of psychology and scientific and philosophical studies of mind, and the 2011-12 recipient of the Bradley R. Dewey Award for Outstanding Scholarship.
Where does a person end and the world begin? Human minds are not encapsulated within brains, or even within bodies. At least sometimes, that is, humans and portions of their environments together make up unified, autonomous systems. The case for this is anything but direct.