Mind and Movement - the significance of control in intentional agency
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Professor Guenter Albrecht-Buehler, of Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago,
believes that some of the cells in animals' bodies are capable of navigating their environment.
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from his web page.
What is control?
Why internal states are important
Does directed movement qualify as intentional agency?
Does navigation qualify as intentional agency?
Does having an action selection mechanism qualify as intentional agency?
The importance of fine-tuning for agency