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Alva Noë

Alva Noë is currently professor of philosophy at the University of California in Berkeley, CA. His research centers on cognitive science, the origins of analytic philosophy, phenomenology, philosophy of mind, theory of art, theory of perception, and Wittgenstein.

OM Contributions


  • Noë, A. (2009). Out of our heads: Why you are not your brain, and other lessons from the biology of consciousness. New York: Hill and Wang.

  • Noë, A. (2004). Action in perception. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • O'Regan, J. K., & Noë, A. (2001). A sensorimotor account of vision and visual consciousness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24(05), 939-973.

  • Pessoa, L., Thompson, E., & Noë, A. (1998). Filling-in is for finding out. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21(6), 781-796.

  • Hurley, S., & Noë, A. (2003). Neural plasticity and consciousness. Biology & Philosophy, 18(1), 131-168.