Persons and affordances

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Interdisciplinary interest in affordances is increasing. This paper is a philosophical contribution. The question is: Do persons offer affordances? Analysis of the concepts ‘person’ and ‘affordance’ supports an affirmative answer. On a widely accepted understanding of what persons are, persons exhibit many of the features typical of socionormative affordances. However, to understand persons as offering affordances requires, on the face of it, stretching traditional understandings of the concept of affordance: persons, in contrast to the organisms that partially constitute persons, do not seem to be available to perception. This and similar worries are responded to.
Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)25-40
TidskriftEcological Psychology
Volym32
Nummer1
Tidigt onlinedatum2019 nov. 18
DOI
StatusPublished - 2020 jan. 27

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

  • Filosofi
  • Medicin och hälsovetenskap

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