180147 SE MEi:CogSci Topic-Seminar (2020S)
Mind the Body!
HS 2i d. Inst. f. Philosophie, NIG, 2. Stock
- Registration is open from Th 20.02.2020 08:00 to Mo 02.03.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Tu 31.03.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Presence in seminar sessions is required.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
- attendance & active participation in the seminar
- reading & preparing compulsory literature for each session; 6 reports on compulsory reading following criteria announced online in the moodle course (due: Mo., March 23 for part I, Mo., April 20 for part II and Mo., May 4 for part III)
- presentation/moderation of a (part of a) session (interactive part + theoretical background based on literature you found) individually or in a group (depends on number of students)
- suggestion for topic/phenomenon by March 27 (presentation concept by April 20)
- reflection paper (6-8 page): due July 19, 2020Assessment Criteria:
- active participation & 6 reports on literature make 40% of the grade
- presentation 30 %
- reflection paper (6-8 pages) 30%
- Sheets-Johnstone, M. (2015). Embodiment on trial: a phenomenological investigation. Continental Philosophy Review, 48 (1), 23–39.
- Sheets-Johnstone, M. (2009). The Corporeal Turn. An Interdisciplinary Reader. Imprint Academic. Chapter 1. Can the Body Ransom Us?, 17-27.March 27 & 28: Part I: Enactivism & Phenomenology
- Di Paolo, E., De Jaegher, H., & Rohde, M. (2010). Horizons for the enactive mind: values, social interaction, and play. In Enaction: Towards a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science., 31–87.
- Merleau-Ponty, M. (2014) The Phenomenology of Perception, Preface (Trans. by Landes, D. A.), xix-xxxi
- Thompson, E. (2007) Mind in Life., 3-36.
Chapter 1. Cognitive Science and Human Experience
Chapter 2. The Phenomenological Connection
- Noë, A. (2009). Out of Our Heads. Chapter 1. An Astonishing Hypothesis. 3-24.
- Thompson, E., & Di Paolo, E. A. (2014). The Enactive Approach. In The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Cognition (pp. 68–78).
- Vignemont, F. de (2018) Mind the Body. An Exploration of Bodily Self-Awareness. Introduction. 1-10.
- Ward, D., Silverman, D., & Villalobos, M. (2017). Introduction: The Varieties of Enactivism. Topoi, 36 (3), 365–375.April 24 & 25: Part II: Affectivity and intersubjectivity
- Colombetti, G. (2017). The Feeling Body. Affective Science meets the Enactive Mind. MIT Press.
1.1 Primordial Affectivity., 1-4
Chapter 5. How the Body Feels in Emotion Experience., 113-134
- Fuchs, T., & Koch, S. C. (2014). Embodied affectivity: on moving and being moved. Frontiers in Psychology, 5 (June), 1–12
- Johnson, M. (2007). The Meaning of the Body. Chapter 3-4., 52-85
- Fuchs, T., & de Jaegher, H. (2009). Enactive intersubjectivity: Participatory sense-making and mutual incorporation. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 8 (4), 465–486.
- Porges, S. W. (2001). The polyvagal theory: phylogenetic substrates of a social nervous system. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 42, 123–146.May 8: Part III: Applications: dance, somatic practices
- Caldwell, C. (2014). Mindfulness & Bodyfulness: A New Paradigm. The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, 1 (1), 77–96.
- Sheets-Johnstone, M. (2009). Thinking in Movement. The Corporeal Turn. An Interdisciplinary Reader. Imprint Academic. (pp. 28–63).
- Vermes, K. (2011). Intersensory and intersubjective attunement: Philosophical approach to a central element of dance movement psychotherapy. Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, 6 (1), 31–42.
- Eddy, M. (2009). A brief history of somatic practices and dance: historical development of the field of somatic education and its relationship to dance. Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, 21 (2), 5–27.
- Legrand, D., & Ravn, S. (2009). Perceiving subjectivity in bodily movement: The case of dancers. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 8 (3), 389–408.
- Merritt, M. (2015). Thinking-is-moving: dance, agency, and a radically enactive mind. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 14 (1), 95–110.