Peirce should be considered an important precursor of distributed cognition thesis

Although only recently a more systematic discussion upon the distributed nature of the mental processes have been established in empirical fields, the philosophical basis of this thesis and its variations have well-known precursors. Among them, the most quoted are William James, Wittgenstein, Dewey, James Gibson, Vigotsky, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger (see Gallagher 2009, Kirsh 2009, Wheeler 2005).

peirce7However, Charles Sanders Peirce, the least mentioned among the pragmatists in this context, can be considered an avant-garde situated and embodied cognition proposer.

In fact, Peirce should be considered an important precursor of situated mind and distributed cognition thesis.

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