Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2019

328 Pages | 5 color illustrations

6.7 x 9.6 inches

ISBN: 9781474442282

Bookseller Code (06)

Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

First Edition

Edited by Miranda Anderson, George Rousseau, and Michael Wheeler

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Edinburgh History of Distributed Cognition

  • 12 international specialists look at how cognition was attributed to brain, body or world in the long 18th century
  • Explores the distinctive nature and expression of notions of distributed cognition in the Enlightenment and Romanticism and considers their relation to current ideas
  • Written by international specialists in Enlightenment and Romantic literature, history, philosophy, art and music
  • Edited and with an introduction by experts in the Enlightenment and Romanticism, the cognitive humanities and philosophy of mind