2. Towards Enactivism: Redefining the Mind and Cognition
Thinking in Āsana - Movement and Philosophy in Viniyoga, Iyengar Yoga, and Ashtanga Yoga - Matylda Ciołkosz
Matylda Ciołkosz [+]
Jagiellonian University, Kraków
I begin the discussion of cognition as enaction with remarks on the significance of motion and interaction with the environment for the development of what may be deemed “intelligent behaviour”. Using arguments stemming from disciplines ranging from biology to robotics, I explore the relation between cognition and life itself (drawing mainly on the arguments of Humberto Maturana).