Andy Clark

Professor

  • 7299 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
1983 …2018
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Biography

Andy Clark (BA, DPhil, Stirling) was appointed to the University of Edinburgh Chair in Logic and Metaphysics in 2004. Prior to that he had taught at the University of Glasgow, the University of Sussex, Washington University in St Louis, and Indiana University, Bloomington. He was Director of the Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Program at Washington University in St Louis, and Director of the Cogntive Science Program at Indiana University.

Research interests

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Artificial Intelligence, including robotics
  • Artificial life
  • Embodied cognition
  • Mind, technology and culture

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Research Output 1983 2018

A nice surprise? Predictive processing and the active pursuit of novelty

Clark, A., Jul 2018, In : Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. 17, 3, p. 521-534 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Equipment and Supplies
Brain
Novelty
Prediction
Pursuit

Beyond the 'Bayesian blur' predictive processing and the nature of subjective experience

Clark, A., 2018, In : Journal of Consciousness Studies. 25, 3-4, p. 71-87 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bearings (structural)
neurophysiology
probability distribution
Probability distributions
Brain

Happily entangled: prediction, emotion, and the embodied mind

Miller, M. & Clark, A., Jun 2018, In : Synthese. 195, 6, p. 2559-2575 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

emotion
neurosciences
information processing
brain
Emotion

Priors and prejudices: comments on Susanna Siegel's The Rationality of Perception

Clark, A., Oct 2018, In : Res Philosophica. 95, 4, p. 741-750 10 p.

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The active inference approach to ecological perception: general information dynamics for natural and artificial embodied cognition

Linson, A., Clark, A., Ramamoorthy, S. & Friston, K., 8 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 5, p. 1-22 22 p., 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Robotics
Free energy