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Being There
By Andy Clark

Being There

Putting Brain, Body, and World Together Again

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Being There by Andy Clark

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Brain, body, and world are united in a complex dance of circular causation and extended computational activity. In Being There, Andy Clark weaves these several threads into a pleasing whole and goes on to address foundational questions concerning the new tools and techniques needed to make sense of the emerging sciences of the embodied mind. Clark brings together ideas and techniques from robotics, neuroscience, infant psychology, and artificial intelligence. He addresses a broad range of adaptive behaviors, from cockroach locomotion to the role of linguistic artifacts in higher-level thought.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262531566
ISBN-10: 0262531569
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 292
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Supersizing the Mind by Andy Clark Supersizing the Mind, Paperback (February 2011)

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Author Biography - Andy Clark

Andy Clark is Doctor of Philosophy at the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the University of Sussex.

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