Minds and Computers: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence by Matt Carter
Edinburgh University Press | February 13, 2007 | English | ISBN: 0748620990 | 232 pages | PDF | 1 MB
Could a computer have a mind? What kind of machine would this be? Exactly what do we mean by 'mind' anyway?The notion of the 'intelligent' machine, whilst continuing to feature in numerous entertaining and frightening fictions, has also been the focus of a serious and dedicated research tradition. Reflecting on these fictions, and on the research tradition that pursues 'Artificial Intelligence', raises a number of vexing philosophical issues.