Sharing the blame: Implications of the hypothesis of extended cognition for personal identity and ethics

Dissertation, University of Exeter (2013)
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The hypothesis of extended cognition supposes that internal and external vehicles of cognition should be understood as being on a cognitive par; I propose that this requires that these vehicles should be treated as being on an ethical par. Further, I propose that the hypothesis entails extended personal identity, which enables us to make claims about the possibility of distributed and extended moral responsibility.
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