David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Christopher Hookway (ed.)
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (1984)
This is a volume of original essays written by philosophers and scientists and dealing with philosophical questions arising from work in evolutionary biology and artificial intelligence. In recent years both of these areas have been the focus for attempts to provide a scientific, model of a wide range of human capacities - most prominently perhaps in sociobiology and cognitive psychology. The book therefore examines a number of issues related to the search for a 'naturalistic' or scientific account of human experience and behaviour. Some of the essays deal with the application of such models to particular behaviour, stressing the problems raised by consciousness, and the information to be derived from the differing capacities of animals and people; others consider more general questions about the logic of the explanations provided by these kinds of approach. The volume continues the informal series stemming from meetings sponsored by the Thyssen Foundation.
|Keywords||Artificial Intelligence Machine Metaphysics Minds|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$18.89 new (47% off) $34.99 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B29.M535 1984|
|ISBN(s)||052133828X 0521265479 9780521338288|
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
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Andy Clark (1987). The Kludge in the Machine. Mind and Language 2 (4):277-300.
Similar books and articles
Pierre De Loor, Kristen Manac’H. & Jacques Tisseau (2009). Enaction-Based Artificial Intelligence: Toward Co-Evolution with Humans in the Loop. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 19 (3):319-343.
Peter Millican & Andy Clark (eds.) (1999). Machines and Thought: The Legacy of Alan Turing, Volume I. Clarendon Press.
Hilary Putnam (1964). Robots: Machines or Artificially Created Life? Journal of Philosophy 61 (November):668-91.
Reese Heitner (2005). Views Into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 15 (1):97-106.
Gary L. Drescher (1991). Made-Up Minds: A Constructivist Approach to Artificial Intelligence. Cambridge: MIT Press.
Stevan Harnad (2003). Can a Machine Be Conscious? How? Journal of Consciousness Studies 10 (4):67-75.
Steven Torrance (ed.) (1984). The Mind And The Machine: Philosophical Aspects Of Artificial Intelligence. Chichester: Horwood.
Varol Akman (1998). Guest Editor's Introduction. Minds and Machines 8 (4):475-477.
Dale Jacquette (1987). Metamathematical Criteria for Minds and Machines. Erkenntnis 27 (July):1-16.
Shane Legg & Marcus Hutter (2007). Universal Intelligence: A Definition of Machine Intelligence. [REVIEW] Minds and Machines 17 (4):391-444.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads22 ( #130,390 of 1,725,259 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #349,103 of 1,725,259 )
How can I increase my downloads?