Andy Clark
Professor of Cognitive Philosophy, University of Sussex

Andy Clark is professor of cognitive philosophy at the University of Sussex. His books include Being There: Putting Brain, Body And World Together Again (1997), Supersizing the Mind (2008), Mindware (2nd ed 2014) and Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind (2016).

Written by Andy Clark

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Essay/
Philosophy of mind
The value of uncertainty

In fiction, it grips us. In life, it can unravel us. How can brains hooked on certainty put its opposite to good use?

Mark Miller, Kathryn Nave, George Deane & Andy Clark