ISBN13:978-0262531566 ISBN10: 0262531569 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0262032407 ISBN10: 0262032406
Summary: 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 addr
esses a broad range of adaptive behaviors, from cockroach locomotion to the role of linguistic artifacts in higher-level thought.
Summary: 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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:97 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Bradford Books Publishers, Inc. Year Published: 1997 International: No
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Clark, Andy : Washington University
Andy Clark is Professor of Philosophy and the Director of the Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Program at Washington University.
"Clark's book is an excellent introduction to this new movement in cognitive science. It is clear, wide ranging, well informed, and full of fascinating examples. And, unusually, it manages to be both eminently sensible and highly provocative."
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