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Allostasis and uncertainty: An active inference perspective
thesisposted on 2021-09-04, 20:35 authored 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.