Arguing for Embodied Consciousness

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Science  10 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5899, pp. 195-196
DOI: 10.1126/science.1165652

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What Science Offers the Humanities. Integrating Body and Culture. By Edward Slingerland. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2008. 388 pp. $85, £45. ISBN 9780521877701. Paper, $24.99, £18.99. ISBN 9780521701518.

The author argues that findings from the natural sciences, especially research on human cognition, are critical to progress in the humanities and studies of culture.