4 found
Order:
Disambiguations
Matthew Spencer [4]Matthew James Spencer [1]Matthew C. Spencer [1]
  1.  42
    Zombie Mouse in a Chinese Room.Slawomir J. Nasuto, John Mark Bishop, Etienne B. Roesch & Matthew C. Spencer - 2015 - Philosophy and Technology 28 (2):209-223.
    John Searle’s Chinese Room Argument purports to demonstrate that syntax is not sufficient for semantics, and, hence, because computation cannot yield understanding, the computational theory of mind, which equates the mind to an information processing system based on formal computations, fails. In this paper, we use the CRA, and the debate that emerged from it, to develop a philosophical critique of recent advances in robotics and neuroscience. We describe results from a body of work that contributes to blurring the divide (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  2.  30
    Copying and Conflation in Geoffrey Chaucer’s Treatise on the Astrolabe: A Stemmatic Analysis Using Phylogenetic Software.Catherine Eagleton & Matthew Spencer - 2006 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 37 (2):237-268.
    Chaucer’s Treatise on the astrolabe is one of the earliest English-language works on an astronomical instrument. It draws on earlier sources, including a work on the astrolabe attributed in the Middle Ages to Messahalla, but reorders and reworks these sources to produce a description of the parts of, and the use of, the planispheric astrolabe. In their turn, fifteenth-century scribes sometimes drew on more than one source when producing a new copy of Chaucer’s text. Conflation of this kind means that (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  3.  4
    Pāli Grammar: The Language of the Canonical Texts of Theravāda Buddhism (Volume I), by Thomas Oberlies.Matthew Spencer - 2020 - Buddhist Studies Review 37 (1):117-126.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  4.  5
    The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized by Owen Flanagan. MIT Press, 2011. 264pp., £19.95/$27.95. ISBN-13: 9780262016049. [REVIEW]Matthew Spencer - 2013 - Buddhist Studies Review 30 (1):140-142.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark