The Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence / Edition 1

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Is "artificial intelligence" a contradiction in terms? Could computers (in principle) be made to model every aspect of the mind, including logic, language, and emotion? This interdisciplinary collection of classical and contemporary readings provides a clear and comprehensive guide to the many hotly-debated philosophical issues at the heart of artificial intelligence. The editor includes an informative introduction and reading list.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198248545
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/28/1990
  • Series: Oxford Readings in Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 5.31 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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University of Sussex
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Logical Calculus of Nervous Activity, Warren S. McCulloch and Walter H. Pitts
3. Computing Machinery and Intelligence, Alan M. Turing
4. Minds, Brains, and Programs, John R. Searle
5. Escaping from the Chinese Room, Margaret A. Boden
6. Computer Science as Empirical Enquiry, Allan Newell and Herbert Simon
7. Artificial Intelligence: A Personal View, David C. Marr
8. Cognitive Wheels: The Frame Problem of AI, Daniel C. Dennet
9. The Naive Physics Manifesto, Patrick J. Hayes
10. A Critique of Pure Reason, Drew McDermott
11. Motives, Mechanisms, and Emotions, Aaron Sloman
12. Distributed Representations, Geoffrey E. Hinton, James L. McClelland, and David E. Rumelhart
13. Connectionism, Competence, and Explanation, Andy Clark
14. Making a Mind Versus Modelling the Brain, Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stewart E. Dreyfus
15. Strategies in Cognitive Neurobiology, Paul A. Churchland

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