A Synthetic, Frankenstein Philosopher Using Analytic Tools to Test Possibilities: An Interview with Daniel D. Hutto
Daniel D. Hutto is the Senior Professor of Philosophical Psychology and the Head of School of Liberal Arts at the University of Wollongong. His main research area is philosophy of mind and cognitive science. He is well known for his narrative practice hypothesis about the development of folk psychology and the endorsement and development of the radically enactive approach to cognition. In his recent work, along with Glenda Satne, he has developed a version of naturalism called "relaxed naturalism". Hutto is the author of The Presence of Mind (John Benjamins, 1999), Beyond Physicalism (John Benjamins, 2000), Wittgenstein and the End of Philosophy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003; second edition 2006), Folk Psychological Narratives (MIT Press, 2008), and with Erik Myin, Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content, (MIT Press, 2013) and Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds meet Content (MIT Press, 2017). He gave the Gottlob Frege Lectures in Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Tartu on September 13-16, 2022, under the title "Why I am not an enactivist?" The interview took place in Tartu on September 16, 2022.
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