Mark Miller
Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Japan

Mark Miller is a philosopher of cognition. His research explores what recent advances in neuroscience can tell us about human happiness and wellbeing, and what it means to live well in our increasingly technologically mediated world. He is an assistant professor at the Center for Human Nature, Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience at Hokkaido University in Japan.

Written by Mark Miller

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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