Brainchildren has ratings and 3 reviews. Hadrian said: This was a real treat to read. A compilation of essays by Dennett about a good variety of topi. Hao Wang, A Logical Journey: From Gödel to Philosophy. Jerrold J. Katz, Realistic Rationalism. Daniel C. Dennett, Brainchildren: Essays of Designing Minds. Daniel C. Dennett. Tufts University. Follow. Abstract. This book brings together his essays on the philosphy of mind, artificial intelligence, and cognitive ethology .

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A new collection of wide-ranging essays from one of cognitive science’s most distingushed figures.

Brainchildren : essays on designing minds

Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life. What Matters and Why”.

Essays on Designing Minds. May 02, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Matthew Kowalski rated it really liked it Jun 26, Highlights include “Can Machines Think?

Request removal from index. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. Dennett is University Professor and Austin B.

Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds

The ten works in part one deal with topics in the philosophy of mind, consciousness and intentionality.


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John Bigelow rated it liked it Sep 15, Philosophical Aspects Of Artificial Intelligence. There are two miscellaneous essays.

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Highlights include “Can Machines Think? The collection is not the most suitable introduction to Dennett for the newcomer, since some of the essays assume an acquaintance with his other writings or at least a general background in the relevant fields and there is some repetition between them. The Mind And The Machine: Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology, Brainchildren: This book brings together his essays on the philosphy of mind, brainchildrej intelligence, and cognitive ethology that appeared in inaccessible journals from to There are two essays on the frame problem in AI, which Dennett considers a general problem of broad philosophical interest.

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Artificial Life as Philosophy. The twenty six pieces included cover Dennett’s core interests: Brxinchildren it on Scholar. A compilation of essays by Dennett about a good variety of topics, from neurosci to philosophy of language and everything in between.

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Description Minds are complex artifacts, partly biological and partly social; braichildren a unified, multidisciplinary approach will yield a realistic theory of how they came into existence and how they work. A Tale of Cognitive Pursuit.