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Alva Noë US

Alva Noë is a writer and philosopher living in Berkeley and New York.
He is the author of Action in Perception (MIT 2004), Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness (FSG 2009), Varieties of Presence (Harvard 2012), Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature (FSG, 2015), Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark (OUP 2019), and Learning To Look: Dispatches from the Art World (Oxford 2022).
His newest book The Entanglement: How Art and Philosophy Make Us Human (Princeton) is due out in June 2023.
Alva is a Professor of Philosophy, and chair of the Department of Philosophy, at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also a member of the Center for New Media and the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences. Noë is a 2012 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a 2018 recipient of the Judd Hume Prize in Advanced Visual Studies. From 2011 until 2017 he was a weekly contributor to National Public Radio’s science and culture blog 13.7 Cosmos and Culture.
He is currently an Einstein Visiting Fellow at the Free University in Berlin.