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Zahavi, D. Rochat, P. (2017). Embodied mentalization and selfhood: Commentary on “Mentalizing homeostasis: The social origins of interoceptive inference” by Fotopoulou and Tsakiris. Neuropsychoanalysis, 19(1):67-69.
  

(2017). Neuropsychoanalysis, 19(1):67-69

Embodied mentalization and selfhood: Commentary on “Mentalizing homeostasis: The social origins of interoceptive inference” by Fotopoulou and Tsakiris

Dan Zahavi and Philippe Rochat

In our brief comment, we discuss whether Fotopolou and Tsakiris’ article pays sufficient attention to development and to the way in which self-awareness and intersubjectivity influence each other. We raise questions about whether their position is able to accommodate something akin to a Gibsonian ecological self, and finally point to some ambiguities in their proposed account of the relation between embodied interaction and subjectivity

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