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Andy Clark


Andy Clark is Professor of Cognitive Philosophy at the University of Sussex, previously professor of logic and metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh 2004–21, where he was head of Philosophy Subject Area 2008–11. He has also had tenure at Indiana University and Washington University.

Dr Clark is the author of eight monographs including Being There: Putting Brain, Body And World Together Again (1997), Supersizing the Mind (2008) and Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind (2016), as well as over 120 refereed journal articles. Dr Clark is committed to public engagement and has participated in over 60 such events, appearing on both the Opinionator and The Stone blogs of The New York Times, and contributing to dozens of radio shows and a few television broadcasts. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, in 2011 he was distinguished visiting fellow at the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind, University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2013, he was invited senior scholar at the Positive Neuroscience Retreat, University of Pennsylvania. In 2015, he was elected fellow of the British Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, and in 2016 he delivered the Chandaria Lecture Series at the University of London. He is currently PI on an ERC Synergy Grant, XScape. Material Minds: Exploring the Interactions between Predictive Brains, Cultural Artifacts, and Embodied Visual Search. EUROPEAN UNION1 Nov 2021–31 Oct 2027.

Books by Andy Clark

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