Alva Noë

Philosophy

Alva Noë is a philosopher of mind whose research and teaching focus on perception and consciousness, as well as the theory of art (with special attention to dance as well as visual art). Other interests include Phenomenology, Wittgenstein, Kant, and the origins of analytic philosophy, as well as topics in the philosophies of baseball and biology. He is a weekly contributor to National Public Radio’s science blog 13.7: Cosmos and Culture (www.npr.org/13.7). Noe graduated from Columbia University and Oxford University and he earned his Ph.D. at Harvard University.