[KINDLE] ❁ Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea ❄ John Haugeland – Realestatelawcenter.us

Artificial Intelligence: The Very IdeaMachines Who Think How Utterly Preposterous, Huff Beleaguered Humanists, Defending Their Dwindling Turf Artificial Intelligence It S Here And About To Surpass Our Own, Crow Techno Visionaries, Proclaiming Dominion It S So Simple And Obvious, Each Side Maintains, Only A Fanatic Could Disagree.Deciding Where The Truth Lies Between These Two Extremes Is The Main Purpose Of John Haugeland S Marvelously Lucid And Witty Book On What Artificial Intelligence Is All About Although Presented Entirely In Non Technical Terms, It Neither Oversimplifies The Science Nor Evades The Fundamental Philosophical Issues Far From Ducking The Really Hard Questions, It Takes Them On, One By One.Artificial Intelligence, Haugeland Notes, Is Based On A Very Good Idea, Which Might Well Be Right, And Just As Well Might Not That Idea, The Idea That Human Thinking And Machine Computing Are Radically The Same, Provides The Central Theme For His Illuminating And Provocative Book About This Exciting New Field After A Brief But Revealing Digression In Intellectual History, Haugeland Systematically Tackles Such Basic Questions As What Is A Computer Really How Can A Physical Object Mean Anything What Are The Options For Computational Organization And What Structures Have Been Proposed And Tried As Actual Scientific Models For Intelligence In A Concluding Chapter He Takes Up Several Outstanding Problems And Puzzles Including Intelligence In Action, Imagery, Feelings And Personality And Their Enigmatic Prospects For Solution.

[KINDLE] ❁ Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea ❄ John Haugeland – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 302 pages
  • Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea
  • John Haugeland
  • English
  • 25 April 2018
  • 9780262580953

    10 thoughts on “[KINDLE] ❁ Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea ❄ John Haugeland – Realestatelawcenter.us


  1. says:

    More so a book about the philosophical implications of AI and how it failed before with GOFAI People aware of Haugeland s philosophical interests, one can tell that it is heavily influenced by Heideggerian philosophy and probably Dreyfus s interpretation of Heidegg...


  2. says:

    I m not going to rate a textbook This was a nice history of the field of Artificial Intelligence The last two chapters seemed to finally get into the practical application of the theories introduced, but the book ended with me wanting .


  3. says:

    Haugeland s a fantastic writer of philosophy Great introduction that demonstrates how the discipline of artificial intelligence can lead us to a better understanding of what constitutes thought and how we interpret our experience.


  4. says:

    Good summary of AI without too much hype Has a definite shelf life though.


  5. says:

    My favorite part of this book are the information boxes that are scattered throughout, like the meaning of meaning , and the role of truth in interpretation.


  6. says:

    By this point, it s probably of a period piece

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