What is the mind?

I’ve been listening & reading a bit about emotions, language, tools and the mind.  Nothing describes it as well as the idea of roles, and Moreno’s role theory is rarely mentioned.  A role is inclusive of feelings thoughts and action as well as all context and relationships. 

The following is an interesting discussion, but it is crying out for a role perspective.

Philosophers Zone – 2 October 2010 – The Extended Mind:

Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin? Some philosophers are now arguing that thoughts are not all in the head. The environment has an active role in driving cognition; cognition is sometimes made up of neural, bodily, and environmental processes. Their argument has excited a vigorous debate among philosophers and this week we discover what the fuss is about.

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