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Allostasis and uncertainty: An active inference perspective

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posted on 04.09.2021, 20:35 by ANDREW WILLIAM CORCORAN
This thesis sets out to understand how biological systems deal with uncertainty. In particular, it investigates the relation between mind and body as understood in philosophy and cognitive science, and the way perception, action, and thought are adaptively co-ordinated in order to cope with complex environmental dynamics.

History

Principal supervisor

Jakob Hohwy

Additional supervisor 1

Vaughan Macefield

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Campus location

Australia

Faculty

Faculty of Arts