Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine

Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine

by Alison Adam
ISBN-10:
0415129621
ISBN-13:
9780415129626
Pub. Date:
02/19/1998
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Artificial Knowing: Gender and the Thinking Machine

Drawing from a wide range of social science, philosophical and feminist theory, and using tools of feminist epistemology, Adam challenges the masculine slant in the Artificcial Intelligence (AI) view of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415129626
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/19/1998
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Feminist Resources

2. AI in Context

3. The Knowing Subject in AI

4. Knowledge, Language and Rationality in AI

5. Embodiment and Situatedness: The Artificial Life Alternative

6. Feminist AI

Projects and Cyberfutures

(Lucy Suchman, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)

those interested in the 'AI debate' which has for so long been notable for its lack of a feminist voice. Wendy Faulkner, University of Edinburgh

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