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Andy Clark

Professor of Cognitive Philosophy, University of Sussex

Andy Clark is a British philosopher who is Professor of Cognitive Philosophy at the University of Sussex.

Before this, he was a professor of philosophy and Chair in Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and the director of the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Clark is one of the founding members of the CONTACT collaborative research project whose aim is to investigate the role environment plays in shaping the nature of conscious experience. Clark’s papers and books deal with the philosophy of mind and he is considered a leading scientist in mind extension. He has also written extensively on connectionism, robotics and the role and nature of mental representation.

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The Experience Machine: How Our Minds Predict and Shape Reality

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Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind

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Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension

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Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science

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Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence

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Being There: Putting Brain, Body, and World Together Again

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