Music Cognition, Internalism and the Extended Mind

Luke Kersten
This thesis aims to advance the study of music cognition by examining its philosophical foundations. It is argued that music cognition is problematically committed to a particular, questionable philosophical mode of thought about the mind and cognition known as internalism. In response, an alternative approach to music psychology is offered. This wide music psychology presents a non-internalist approach to music cognition research. It is further argued that within wide music psychology music cognition is extended. iii
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