Alva Noë

Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist
Professor of Philosophy, UC Berkeley

Alva Noë is a writer and a philosopher living in New York City and Berkeley. He works on the nature of mind and human experience. He is the author of Action in Perception (The MIT Press, 2004), Out of Our Heads (Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2009), and, most recently, Varieties of Presence (Harvard University Press, 2012). Alva Noë, who received his PhD from Harvard in 1995, is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California in Berkeley, where he is also a member of the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and the Center for New Media. He has been Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is also philosopher-in-residence with The Forsythe Company, a dance company based in Germany. Alva Noë is a 2012 recepient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Alva is a weekly contributor to National Public Radio's science blog 13.7: Cosmos and Culture.



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