Thinking Computers and Virtual Persons

Thinking Computers and Virtual Persons : Essays on the Intentionality of Machines

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This collection of essays includes provocative articles such as Could a Machine Think? and Am I a computer?.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 195 x 241 x 23mm | 894g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0122154959
  • 9780122154959

Table of contents

Intentionality is Phlogiston, P. Resnick; real machines and virtual intentionality, C. Fields; the myth of virtual intentionality, D. Dennett; computationalism, E. Dietrich; the causal powers of CPUs, D. Cole; could a machine think?, P. Churchland and P. Churchland; minds, machines, Searle and Harnad, M. Dyer; putting one's foot in one's head, D. Perlis; syntactic semantics, W.J. Rapaport; am I a computer?, L. Angel; using representations to explain, C. Wallis; human reasoning about artificial intelligence, P.J. Hayes et al.
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