1. The Pragmatic Dimension: a Reassessment of Scientific Theories. 1.1. Towards a Technology- and Action-oriented Methodology of Constructive Realism, H. Lenk. 1.2. The Three Enligthenments, H. Putnam. 2. Artificial Intelligence and the Embodiment of the Mind. 2.1. Why Heidggerian AI Failed and how Fixing it would Require making it more Heideggerian, H. Dreyfus. 2.2. The New Orthodoxy: Humans, Animals, Heidegger and Dreyfus, H. Collins. 2.3. The Key to the Chinese Room, S. Gallagher. 3. Socialization in the Internet between Dissolution and Extension of the Human Self. 3.1. The Play of Imagination: Extending the Literary Mind, D. Thomas, J.S. Brown. 3.2. Reading the World Upside-Down. How to Deal with Frozen Knowledge, K. Leidlmair. 3.3. On the significance of the 'lower' senses: Touch, Smell and Taste, B. Becker. 4. New Research Strategies in Psychology and Psychotherapy. 4.1. We can think with the implicit, as well as with fully-formed concepts, E. Gendlin. 4.2. Embodied Knowledge in Design, P. Sachse, M. Furtner. 4.3. The Second Cognitive Revolution, R. Harré. 5. Ethical and Economic aspects. 5.1. The illusion of free will and its acceptance, G. Trautteur. 5.2. Three Concepts of Liberty, S. Shanker. 5.3. Premises and Promises of Economic Theory Formation, F. Hörmann.
Über den Autor
1973-1979 studies in philosophy and psychology
1979 doctorate in philosophy (title of dissertation: Die hermeneutischen Grundlagen Wittgensteins)
1990 Habilitation (habilitation treatise: Künstliche Intelligence und Heidegger)
1990 bis 1994 (co)Director of International Summer Schools In Philosophy And Artificial Intelligence, Bozen/Italy
1993-1996 research assistent at IFF (Institute for interdisciplinary studies in technology at the universities of Innsbruck, Klagenfurt and Vienna).
1.October 1997 Associate Professor at the institute of psychology university Innsbruck
1.10.2008 Head of the department of the institute of psychology
Contains a comprehensive outline of the new orthodoxy in Cognitive Science
Unique in covering both analytic and continental philosophy
Focuses not only on new developments in Cognitive Science in a narrow sense; it simultaneously reveals the practical, ethical and economical relevance of ideas which can be traced back to Cognitive Science