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The venture of naturalizing human consciousness/experience has made nice technical strides (e.g., in mapping parts of mind activity), yet has been hampered in lots of situations via its uncritical reliance on a dualistic “Cartesian” paradigm (though as many of the authors within the assortment indicate, assumptions drawn from Plato and from Kant additionally play a role). the current quantity proposes a model of naturalism in aesthetics drawn from American pragmatism (above all from Dewey, but in addition from James and Peirce)―one primed from the beginning to work out people not just as embodied, yet as inseparable from the surroundings they have interaction with―and presents a discussion board for authors from different disciplines to handle particular medical and philosophical matters in the anti-dualistic framework contemplating aesthetic adventure as a technique of embodied meaning-making. Cross-disciplinary contributions come from major researchers together with Mark Johnson, Jim Garrison, Daniel D. Hutto, John T. Haworth, Luca F. Ticini, Beatriz Calvo-Merino.

The quantity covers pragmatist aesthetics, neuroaesthetics, enactive cognitive technological know-how, literary experiences, psychology of aesthetics, artwork and layout, sociology.

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Importantly, image schemas have their own corporeal logic [15, 21]. If, for instance, a ball is in a box (container), the box is in a basket (container), and the basket is in a closet (container), then the ball is in the closet. This is a spatial logic (here a logic of transitive containment), learned by infants prior to any language acquisition. , if A is in B, B is in C, and C is in D, then A is in D). For the most part, humans learn this image-schematic logic without any need of conscious reflection.

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