Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea
Haugeland (John)
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

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  1. “Haugeland has done an outstanding job of putting the central ideas and claims of Al in perspective — and this is something no one has yet done well.”
    Daniel Dennett, Tufts University
  2. The idea that human thinking and machine computing are “radically the same” provides the central theme for this marvelously lucid and witty book on what artificial intelligence is all about. Although presented entirely in nontechnical terms, it neither oversimplifies the science nor evades the central philosophical issues.
  3. “[An] amusing and wide-ranging study. ... As well as containing concise and sharp definitions of fundamental issues in the philosophy of logic and meaning, the book has excellent summaries of basic computer architectures and hot topics in Al research.”
    → Times Literary Supplement
  4. “A delightfully well written book highlighting many of the deep and important issues forming the foundation of artificial intelligence and, in fact, of all cognitive science.”
    → Contemporary Psychology
  5. John Haugeland is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and the editor of Mind Design: Essays in Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence.

BOOK COMMENT:

A Bradford Book, The MIT Press, Eightth printing, 2000. Paperback.



"Haugeland (John) - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea: Introduction"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Introduction



"Haugeland (John) - Automatic Formal Systems"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 2



"Haugeland (John) - Computer Architecture"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 4



"Haugeland (John) - Real Machines"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 5



"Haugeland (John) - Real Peaople"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 6



"Haugeland (John) - Semantics"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 3



"Haugeland (John) - The Saga of the Modern Machine"

Source: Haugeland - Artificial Intelligence - The Very Idea, 1989, Chapter 1




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