Andy Clark on Perceiving as Predicting

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Andy Clark is a Professor of Philosophy and Chair in Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Before this he was director of the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University in Bloomington. Previously, he taught at Washington University at St. Louis and the University of Sussex in England.

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. Professor 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.

From: 9th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication “Perception and Concepts” public opening keynote lecture by Andy Clark (University of Edinburgh, UK)

From Wikipedia: The Extended Mind hypothesis

Clark is perhaps most…

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