This lecture will give an overview of the enactive approach to cognition, according to which cognition is a mode of embodied action. The implications of the enactive approach for understanding intersubjectivity, social cognition and contemplative practice will be explored.

Evan Thompson, PhD

University of British Columbia

Convening Faculty, Fellow, Grantee

Evan Thompson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. He studies the mind, life, consciousness, and the self, from the perspectives of cognitive science, philosophy of mind, … MORE