List of Contributors
1 Directions for an Embodied Cognitive Science: Toward an Integrated Approach
Cognitivism in a Blind Alley
Alternative Approaches to Cognitivism
Post-Cognitivism in the Making: Common Ground and Conceptual Issues
Scaling up: Higher Level Cognitive Processes
Section I The Interactive Architecture of Cognition: Conceptual Issues
2 Is Embodiment Necessary?
What Kind of Embodiment?
3 Embodiment and Explanation
The Separability Thesis
Beyond Flesh-Eating Functionalism
Ada, Adder, and Odder
A Tension Revealed
Participant Machinery and Morphological Computation
4 Can a Swarm be Embodied?
Three Examples of Swarms
Artifi cial Swarms and Strong Embodiment
Is a Living Swarm an Embodied Entity?
Section II Robotics and Autonomous Agents
5 CajunBot: A Case Study in Embodied Cognition
CajunBot and the DARPA Grand Challenge, 2005
CajunBot Sensor Systems
CajunBot Performance and Results
6 The Dynamics of Brain–Body–Environment Systems: A Status Report
7 The Synthetic Approach to Embodied Cognition: A Primer
Body Dynamics and Morphology