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Title: Trends in belichaamde cognitie
Subtitle: Spanningen rondom biologie en bewuste ervaring
Author(s): KEIJZER, Fred
Journal: Tijdschrift voor Filosofie
Volume: 71 Issue: 3 Date: 2009
Embodied cognition has come of age and is now diversifying. In this paper, I discuss four different approaches within embodied cognition: a biogenic approach, an enactive approach, a sensorimotor approach and a scaffolding approach. The four approaches can be differentiated according to their commitments to either biology (biogenic and enactive approaches) and/or experience (enactive and sensorimotor approaches). I will argue that these differences are substantial, but that a reconciliation is possible and even desirable. Seen in this light, embodied cognition can remain a comparatively unified field, these diverging approaches notwithstanding.