Volume 17 · Number 3 · Pages 231–233
Minds Without Borders

Jelle P. Bruineberg

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Open peer commentary on the article “A Moving Boundary, a Plastic Core: A Contribution to the Third Wave of Extended-Mind Research” by Timotej Prosen. Abstract: Prosen states that third-wave extended minds should have plastic boundaries. I question the current literature’s focus on locating the boundaries of the mind and discuss whether the current literature falls prey to a metaphysics of domestication. I reassess Prosen’s two desiderata for a third-wave extended mind and argue that third-wave extended mind theories are better off abandoning the “containment metaphor” altogether.


Bruineberg J. P. (2022) Minds without borders. Constructivist Foundations 17(3): 231–233. https://constructivist.info/17/3/231

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