Periodicals>Journal Article:  Clark, Andy and Chalmers, David J. (1998), The Extended Mind, Analysis , 58:10-23, 1998, Retrieved on 2015-04-03
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    03 APR 2015

     Active Externalism

    ...the human organism is linked with an external entity in a two-way interaction, creating a coupled system that can be seen as a cognitive system in its own right. All the components in the system play an active causal role, and they jointly govern behavior in the same sort of way that cognition usually does. If we remove the external component the system's behavioral competence will drop, just as it would if we removed part of its brain. Our thesis is that this sort of coupled process count...
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