David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Minds and Machines 19 (3):319-343 (2009)
This article deals with the links between the enaction paradigm and artificial intelligence. Enaction is considered a metaphor for artificial intelligence, as a number of the notions which it deals with are deemed incompatible with the phenomenal field of the virtual. After explaining this stance, we shall review previous works regarding this issue in terms of artificial life and robotics. We shall focus on the lack of recognition of co-evolution at the heart of these approaches. We propose to explicitly integrate the evolution of the environment into our approach in order to refine the ontogenesis of the artificial system, and to compare it with the enaction paradigm. The growing complexity of the ontogenetic mechanisms to be activated can therefore be compensated by an interactive guidance system emanating from the environment. This proposition does not however, resolve that of the relevance of the meaning created by the machine (sense-making). Such reflections lead us to integrate human interaction into this environment in order to construct relevant meaning in terms of participative artificial intelligence. This raises a number of questions with regards to setting up an enactive interaction. The article concludes by exploring a number of issues, thereby enabling us to associate current approaches with the principles of morphogenesis, guidance, the phenomenology of interactions and the use of minimal enactive interfaces in setting up experiments which will deal with the problem of artificial intelligence in a variety of enaction-based ways.
|Keywords||Co-evolution Embodied-embedded AI Enaction Guidance Human in the loop Phylogenesis/ontogenesis ratio Sense-making Virtual reality|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Randall D. Beer (2000). Dynamical Approaches to Cognitive Science. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 4 (3):91-99.
Rodney Brooks (1991). Intelligence Without Representation. Artificial Intelligence 47:139-159.
David J. Chalmers (1995). Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 2 (3):200-19.
Andy Clark (1999). An Embodied Cognitive Science? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 3 (9):345-351.
Hanne De Jaegher & Ezequiel Di Paolo (2007). Participatory Sense-Making. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 6 (4):485-507.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Margaret A. Boden (ed.) (1990). The Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence. Oxford University Press.
Hans F. M. Crombag (1993). On the Artificiality of Artificial Intelligence. Artificial Intelligence and Law 2 (1):39-49.
Luc Steels & Rodney Brooks (eds.) (1995). The "Artificial Life" Route to "Artificial Intelligence": Building Situated Embodied Agents. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Susan Anderson & Michael Anderson (eds.) (2011). Machine Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
Shane Legg & Marcus Hutter (2007). Universal Intelligence: A Definition of Machine Intelligence. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 17 (4):391-444.
Rajakishore Nath (2009). Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence: A Critique of the Mechanistic Theory of Mind. Universal Publishers.
Mariusz Flasiński (1997). "Every Man in His Notions" or Alchemists' Discussion on Artificial Intelligence. Foundations of Science 2 (1):107-121.
Murat Aydede & Guven Guzeldere (2000). Consciousness, Intentionality, and Intelligence: Some Foundational Issues for Artificial Intelligence. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 12 (3):263-277.
Gerard Casey (1988). Artificial Intelligence and Wittgenstein. Philosophical Studies 32:156-175.
Added to index2009-10-12
Total downloads38 ( #71,355 of 1,699,548 )
Recent downloads (6 months)18 ( #39,449 of 1,699,548 )
How can I increase my downloads?