Volume 17 · Number 3 · Pages 201–202
Beyond Acting-With: Places as Agents?

Mog Stapleton

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “Loving the Earth by Loving a Place: A Situated Approach to the Love of Nature” by Laura Candiotto. Abstract: I argue that Candiotto’s account of loving presumes participating-with a system, rather than acting-with a system. I explore the implication of this: that to love a place we must understand places as agents.

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Stapleton M. (2022) Beyond acting-with: Places as agents? Constructivist Foundations 17(3): 201–202. https://constructivist.info/17/3/201

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Mog Stapleton is currently a visiting researcher on the Theoretical Sciences Visiting Program (TSVP) at Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology, as well as a remote visiting researcher at East China Normal University, China. Her background is in philosophy and cognitive science with a particular focus on 4E (embodied, embedded, enactive, and extended) philosophy and the importance of affect for cognitive science. Some of her key papers in this area are: “Steps to a Properly Embodied Cognitive Science” (2013); and “The Enactive Philosophy of Embodiment: From Biological Foundations of Agency to the Phenomenology of Subjectivity” (2016, with Tom Froese). ▸︎ Google︎ Scholar
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