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Relevant materials for participants, items of literature, videos, etc. will be posted here. (Being updated…)





Beer, R.D. (2008). The dynamics of brain-body-environment systems: A status report. In P. Calvo and A. Gomila (Eds.), Handbook of Cognitive Science: An Embodied Approach (pp. 99-120). Elsevier.

Beer, R.D. (2009). Biologically inspired robotics. Scholarpedia, 4(4):1531.

Williams, P.L. and Beer, R.D. (2010). Information dynamics of evolved agents. In S. Doncieux, B. Girard, A. Guillot, J. Hallam, J.-A. Meyer and J-B. Mouret (Eds.), From Animals to Animats 11: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (pp. 38-49). Springer.


(Di Paolo)

Di Paolo, E. A., Rohde, M. and De Jaegher, H., (2011) Horizons for the Enactive Mind: Values, Social Interaction, and Play. In J. Stewart, O. Gapenne and E. A. Di Paolo (eds), Enaction: Towards a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 33 – 87.

Egbert, M., Barandiaran, X. and Di Paolo, E. A. (2010). A minimal model of metabolism-based chemotaxis, PLoS Computational Biology, 6(12): e1001004. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1001004.

Barandiaran, X., Rohde, M. and Di Paolo, E. A. (2009) Defining agency: individuality, normativity, asymmetry and spatio-temporality in action. Adaptive Behavior, 17: 367-386,

Di Paolo, E. A. (2009) Extended life Topoi 28:9-21.



Pahlayan, K., Uhlin, T., Eklundh, J.-O. (1996) Dynamic fixation and active perception. International Journal of Computer Vision 17(2), 113-135, Kluwer Academic Publisher.



Engel, A. K. (2011) Directive minds: How dynamics shape cognition, In J. Stewart, O. Gapenne and E. A. Di Paolo (eds), Enaction: Towards a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, pp. 219 – 243

See also

O’Regan and Noë (2011) A sensorimotor account of vision and visual consciousness Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 939 – 1031



Fuchs, T. (2005) Corporealized and disembodied minds: A phenomenological view of the body in melancholia and schizophrenia, Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology, 12(2), 95 – 107

Fuchs, T. (forthcoming) The brain – A mediating organ, Journal of Consciousness Studies.

Fuchs, T. and De Jaegher, H. (2009) Enactive intersubjectivity: Participatory sense-making and mutual incorporation, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 8:465 – 486.



Gallagher. S. and Miyahara, K. (in press) Neo-pragmatism and enactive intentionality In J. Schulkin (ed.), Action, Perception and the Brain. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave-Macmillan.



Harvey, I., Di Paolo, E., Wood, R., Quinn, M, and E. A., Tuci, (2005)  Evolutionary Robotics: A new scientific tool for studying cognition. Artificial Life, 11(1-2), pp. 79-98.

Harvey, I. (2008). Misrepresentations. In S. Bullock, J. Noble, R. A. Watson, and M. A. Bedau (Eds.) Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Artificial Life, pp.227-233, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. ISBN: 978-0-262-75017-2



Kjellstrom, H., Romero, J.,  Kragic, D. (2011) Visual object-action recognition: Inferring object affordances from human demonstration Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 115: 81-90.

Bohg, J. Kragic, D. (2010) Learning grasping points with shape context Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 58: 362-377.



Oyama, S. (2007) Development “Sin Techo, Sin Muros”, Psychomedia. Journal of European Psychoanalysis. Humanities Philosophy Psychotherapies, 25, 2007/2.

Oyama, S. (2011) Life in Mind. Commentary on Evan Thompson’s Mind in Life, Journal of Consciousness Studies, in press.

Oyama, S. (2009) Friends, neighbors and boundaries, Ecological Psychology, 21:147-154

See also

Bisson, T. (1990) They’re made of meat, OMNI Magazine.



Hoffmann, M., Marques, H., Hernandez Arieta, A., Sumioka, H., Lungarella, M., and Pfeifer R., (2010) Body schema in robotics: A review, IEEE Trans. Auton. Mental Develop., 2: 304-324.



Protevi, J. (2011) Deleuze’s contribution to an enactive approach to biology. Presentation slides (pdf).

Protevi, J. (2010) Larval subjects, enaction, and E. coli chemotaxis. In Deleuze and the Body, Laura Guillaume and Joe Hughes (eds). Edinburgh University Press. 1 January 2010.

Protevi, J. (2010) Adding Deleuze to the mix, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9:417-433



Thompson, E. (2011) Mind in Life and Life in Mind. (Revised) presentation slides (ppt).

Thompson, E. (2011) Précis of Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology and the Sciences of the Mind, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18 (5-6)

Thompson, E. (2011) Reply to commentaries, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18 (5-6)

Thompson, E. and Cosmelli, D. (in press) Brain in a vat or body in a world? Brainbound versus enactive views of experience, to appear in Philosophical Topics.



Wheeler, M. Minds, Things and Materiality, In Renfrew C. and Malafouris L. (eds.), The Cognitive Life of Things: Recasting the Boundaries of the Mind, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Publications, Cambridge.

Wheeler, M. Embodied cognition and the extended mind, in Garvey, J. (ed.), Companion to the Philosophy of Mind, Continuum.

Wheeler, M. (2011) Mind in Life or Life in Mind? Making sense of deep continuity, Journal of Consciousness Studies, in press.

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