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About the Author
John Symons is a Department Chair and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kansas, USA.
Paco Calvo is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Murcia, Spain. He is co-editor (with Toni Gomila) of The Handbook of Cognitive Science: An Embodied Approach (2008).