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15/05/2022 13:19:12 9186 Computers
09/02/2021 00:40:19 8889 Computers
15/09/2020 13:32:10 4995 Computers
24/06/2018 16:32:10 6595 Computers
31/08/2017 19:35:02 4572 Computers



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Animalism Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Brain Constitution View Functionalism
Intelligence Language of Thought Mind Note Links Explanation Person
Plug Note Apologia Poverty of Stimulus Psychological View Searle - Minds, Brains, and Programs Transhumanism
Uploading What are We? Works Read - Explanation    

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Summary of Notes Citing This Note

Aeon Papers, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Aeon Papers - Summary Document: 2017-2018 Brain State Transfer, 2 Commissurotomy Disembodied Existence, 2
Immortality, 2 Intelligence Mind Non-Human Persons PID Note, Book & Paper Usage, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
Siliconisation, 2, 3 Thesis - Chapter 03 (What is a Person?) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection), 2, 3, 4
Thesis - Current Stance Thought Experiments Transhumanism, 2 Uploading, 2, 3 Website Generator Documentation - Functors, 2, 3, 4, 5

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Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: 2019+ Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Contents + References Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Petersen (Jennifer) Can algorithms speak? And should their opinions be protected? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Quaglia (Sofia) Connected-up-brains Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Shipley (G.J.) Review of Andy Clark's 'Natural-Born Cyborgs' Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Philosophy and the Mind/Body Problem Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Tammet (Daniel) N/A Author High Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain State Transfer Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 03 (What is a Person?) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Commissurotomy Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Disembodied Existence Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Immortality Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Intelligence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Mind Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Non-Human Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Siliconisation Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Transhumanism Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Uploading Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 0%
APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers: 01.1 Paper - Cited APA - Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, 1.1, Fall 2001 No
APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers: 02.1 Paper - Cited APA - Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, 2.1, Fall 2002 No
APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers: 02.2 Paper - Cited APA - Newsletter on Philosophy and Computers, 2.2, Spring 2003 No
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Why Computers Can't Act Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly, 18:157–63, 1981 17%
Ball (Philip) We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract BBC Website ("Earth"), 6th September 2016 Yes
Bechtel (William) The Case For Connectionism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Lycan - Mind and Cognition - An Anthology No
Blackmon (James), Byrd (David), Cummins (Robert), Poirier (Pierre), Schwarz (Georg) & Roth (Martin) Systematicity and the Cognition of Structured Domains Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, 98, 2001, pp. 167-185 No
Bostrom (Nick) Are You Living in a Computer Simulation? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Quarterly, 2003, Vol. 53, No. 211, pp. 243-255 Yes
Bostrom (Nick) How Long Before Superintelligence? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Personal Website. Yes
Christian (Brian) The Most Human Human: A Defence of Humanity in the Age of the Computer Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Christian (Brian) - The Most Human Human: A Defence of Humanity in the Age of the Computer Yes
Cummins (Robert) Systematicity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy. 93: 591-614, 1996 No
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 7%
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit, Prologue Yes
Davies (Martin) Connectionism, Modularity, and Tacit Knowledge Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 40 (1989), 541-55 No
Dennett (Daniel) Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Dennett (Daniel) Where Am I? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dennett - Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology, Chapter 17, 1978 Yes
Edwards (Paul), Ed. Immortality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Epstein (Robert) The empty brain Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 18 May, 2016 Yes
Fodor (Jerry) Connectionism and the Problem of Systematicity (Continued): Why Smolensky's Solution Still Doesn't Work Paper - Cited Fodor - In Critical Condition - Polemical Essays on Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Mind No
Fodor (Jerry) In Critical Condition - Polemical Essays on Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Mind Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Garson (James) Connectionism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 1997-2010 4%
Gelernter (David) Mirror Worlds Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Gelernter (David) - Mirror Worlds 1%
Gelernter (David) The Muse in the Machine - Computers and Creative Thought Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Gelernter (David) - The Muse in the Machine - Computers and Creative Thought 0%
Graziano (Michael) Endless fun Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Aeon, 18 December, 2013 Yes
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: 2019+ Paper - Referencing Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon Yes
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: A-B (& General) Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 100%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: C-F Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 51%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: G-K Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 31%
Haugeland (John) Mind Design II Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 19%
Hofstadter (Douglas) & Dennett (Daniel), Eds. The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 14%
Lavelle (Suilin) Minds, Brains and Computers Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Ward (Dave), Pritchard (Duncan), Massimi (Michela), Lavelle (Suilin), Chrisman (Matthew), Hazlett (Allan) & Richmond (Alasdair) - Introduction to Philosophy, 2013 Yes
Lycan (William) Mind and Cognition - An Anthology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
MacDonald (Cynthia) & MacDonald (Graham), Eds. Connectionism: Debates in Psychological Explanation - Vol. 2 Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract MacDonald (Cynthia) & MacDonald (Graham), Eds. - Connectionism: Debates in Psychological Explanation - Vol. 2 3%
MacKay (Donald) Computer Software and Life After Death Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Edwards - Immortality, pp, 247-249 Yes
Martin (Michael G.F.), Ed. Mind - 113/450 (April 2004) Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Bibliographical details to be supplied 6%
Matthews (Robert) Can Connectionists Explain Systematicity? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind and Language, Volume 12, Issue 2, June 1997, pp. 154–177 No
Maxwell (Grover) Intentionality: Hardware, not software Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Volume 3 - Issue 3 - September 1980, pp. 437-438 Yes
O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. Mind, Self and Person Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 35%
Petersen (Jennifer) Can algorithms speak? And should their opinions be protected? Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 07 June 2022 Yes
Pollock (John L.) How to Build a Person: A Prolegomenon Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Pollock (John L.) - How to Build a Person: A Prolegomenon 4%
Quaglia (Sofia) Connected-up-brains Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Aeon, 23 June 2022 Yes
Sadler (Matthew) & Regan (Natasha) Game Changer: AlphaZero's Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Sadler (Matthew) & Regan (Natasha) - Game Changer: AlphaZero's Groundbreaking Chess Strategies and the Promise of AI 3%
Sanford (David H.) Where Was I? Paper - Cited Hofstadter & Dennett - The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul No
Searle (John) Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Scientific American 262 (1), January 1990, 20-25 17%
Searle (John) Minds, Brains and Science: The 1984 Reith Lectures Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Searle (John) - Minds, Brains and Science: The 1984 Reith Lectures Yes
Searle (John), Etc. Minds, Brains, and Programs Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 93%
Shipley (G.J.) Review of Andy Clark's 'Natural-Born Cyborgs' Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Mind - 113/450 (April 2004) Yes
Smolensky (Paul) Connectionist Modelling; Neural Computation / Mental Connections Paper - Cited Haugeland - Mind Design II No
Snowdon (Paul) Philosophy and the Mind/Body Problem Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person, 2015 Yes
Ward (Dave), Pritchard (Duncan), Massimi (Michela), Lavelle (Suilin), Chrisman (Matthew), Hazlett (Allan) & Richmond (Alasdair) Introduction to Philosophy Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No



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