Wu, Movements of the Mind. Post 3: Intention, Memory for Work and Working Memory.

(See all posts in this series here.) Intention is a type of memory. I argue that research on working memory reveals the dynamics of intention as embodying the agent’s control in action. This is a new perspective argued for in Chapters 3 and 4 of MoM. Elizabeth Anscombe noted that intentional …

Wu, Movements of the Mind. Post 1: The Structure of Agency.

(See all posts in this series here.) Movements of the Mind (MoM) is about the structure of agency. It also gives a theory of attention. Indeed, it also provides a theory of psychological bias. For good measure, it argues that intention is a type of memory, linking it to working …

This Week on Brains: Wayne Wu, Movements of the Mind

Hi All, Please join us this week for a series of posts by Wayne Wu, discussing his exciting new book, Movements of the Mind: A Theory of Intention, Attention, and Action (Oxford University Press). We will have a post each day. Feel free to contribute to the discussion by commenting …

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Philipp Berghofer Department of Philosophy, University of Graz, Austria I’m very grateful to Mahdi Khalili, Andrea Reichenberger, and Harald Wiltsche for engaging so carefully with my work and for raising questions and concerns that have pushed me to refine and develop my position. I’m in the fortunate position to reply …

Why Rejecting Objectivism Is Not Enough

Harald A. Wiltsche, Department of Philosophy & Applied Ethics, Linköping University, Sweden It is a common perception that phenomenology and the broader “continental” strand in modern philosophy is characterized by a distant, and at times, even adversarial attitude towards the exact sciences. However, this perception is increasingly being challenged, if …

Comment on Experience, Phenomenology, and Quantum Mechanics

Andrea Reichenberger Technical University of Munich Philipp Berghofer champions a phenomenological experience-first epistemology und he argues for the justificatory force of experiences. The significance that experience has for our everyday lives seems indisputable. Experience is so much a part of everyday life and everyday language that it seems futile to …

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