David Kirsh

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Kirsh plays a role.

Articles

Kirsh, David 2014 The importance of chance and interactivity in creativityCreativity, Cognition and Material Culture, Malafouris, Lambros, Chris Gosden and Karenleigh A. Overmann (eds.), pp. 5–26
Individual creativity is standardly treated as an ‘internalist’ process occurring solely in the head. An alternative, more interactionist view is presented here, where working with objects, media and other external things is seen as a fundamental component of creative thought. The value of chance… read more | Article
Kirsh, David 2008 Distributed cognition: A methodological noteCognition Distributed: How cognitive technology extends our minds, Dror, Itiel E. and Stevan Harnad (eds.), pp. 57–69
Humans are closely coupled with their environments. They rely on being ‘embedded’ to help coordinate the use of their internal cognitive resources with external tools and resources. Consequently, everyday cognition, even cognition in the absence of others, may be viewed as partially distributed. As… read more | Article
Kirsh, David 2006 Distributed cognition: A methodological noteDistributed Cognition, Harnad, Stevan and Itiel E. Dror (eds.), pp. 249–262
Humans are closely coupled with their environments. They rely on being ‘embedded’ to help coordinate the use of their internal cognitive resources with external tools and resources. Consequently, everyday cognition, even cognition in the absence of others, may be viewed as partially distributed. As… read more | Article