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Table of the Previous 3 Versions of this Note:

Date Length Title
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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09/02/2021 00:40:19 None available Transhumanism

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Animalism Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Brain Constitution View Functionalism
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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Aeon Papers, 2, 3 Aeon Papers - Summary Document: 2017-2018 Intelligence 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
Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments), 2, 3, 4 Thesis - Current Stance Uploading Website Generator Documentation - Functors, 2, 3  

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Olson (Eric) What Are We? Contents + References Paper High 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
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Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Intelligence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
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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
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 10%
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 Yes
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 6%
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 1%
Graziano (Michael) Endless fun Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Aeon, 18 December, 2013 Yes
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 20%
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 4%
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
O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. Mind, Self and Person Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 35%
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 6%
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 8%
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 No
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
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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