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[xmca] Montaigne, proximity, morality and mirror neurons

You may be interested in this article in Saturday's Guardian which suggests that Montaigne was onto embodied cognition some 400 years ago:
Montaigne and the macaques
Four hundred years ago, the great French essayist recognised that our inbuilt capacity for sympathy depends on our physical proximity to others. Recent neurological research appears to back him up, argues Saul Frampton

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