Book Chapter

Distributed cognition and the humanities



Anderson M, Wheeler M & Sprevak M (2018) Distributed cognition and the humanities. In: Anderson M, Cairns D & Sprevak M (eds.) Distributed Cognition in Classical Antiquity. The Edinburgh History of Distributed Cognition Series. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 1-17.

The general introduction, which is replicated across all four volumes, aims to orientate readers unfamiliar with this area of research. It provides an overview of the different approaches within distributed cognition and discussion of the value of a distributed cognitive approach to the humanities.

FundersArts and Humanities Research Council
Title of seriesThe Edinburgh History of Distributed Cognition Series
Publication date31/12/2018
Publication date online15/11/2018
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
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Place of publicationEdinburgh

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Professor Michael Wheeler

Professor Michael Wheeler

Professor, Philosophy