Phenomenology and Embodied Cognition (S. Gallagher, уточнить источник)
Phenomenology and Embodied Cognition
(S. Gallagher, уточнить источник)
What does phenomenology tell us about embodied cognition?
Elaboration of distinction between
(sense of ownership) and
(sense of agency)
: motor control aspect (provided by efferent processes) and intentional aspect (provided by perception)
the distinction has been confused in experimental literature (see example fMRI exp-t conducted by Farrer and Frith)
In reflective aspects of action
social norms and forces
are brought into play
Phenomenology points to the importance of the
Phenomenology in science
Phenomenological contribution is not confined by the analysis of the consciousness of the body
Ph can contribute to science in 2 ways
Discovering what I do not or cannot experience.
This kind of analysis is an initial part of every behavioral study (study of reaching to grasp smth, for example). Otherwise, researcher's assumptions are built into an experiment.
Example: the shaping of the grasp happens in non-conscious way.
Phenomenology can be relevant to working out causal explanations
to define an explanandum. since subpersonal processes should be linked to the first-person experience
to define what subpersonal processes to look for/how can the be explanatory